Food insecurity has long been a problem in America — a needless inequality. But the face of hunger has changed. Want to meet today’s hungry Americans?
What if you had to choose between food and gas for your car? Or medical care? Or a roof over your head? Hunger in America: A big problem, but you can help.
Not sure what to do with that Christmas money Santa left you? Perhaps you shopped all the sales and came in under budget for the season. Or maybe you haven’t maxed out your tax-deductible charitable contributions for 2013. These five food charities would appreciate your donations.
Looking for a gift for the person who has everything? Or who won’t even hint about what they want? Or maybe you just want to give something to those in need. These charities help people with groceries, farm animals, and vegetable gardens and also food safety, working conditions, and clean water.
On one of the busiest shopping days of the year, you might not want to leave the home. No problem. All these charities accept online donations.
Feeding America has put together a map showing where food insecurity occurs in the United States. Map the Meal Gap indicates that overall 16.6% of the population of the U.S. is unsure where their next meal will be coming from.
Recently, talking about the food crisis globally on our sister site Feel Good Style, I also thought about these same issues domestically, here in the United States, and rediscovered Feeding [ … ]