Advocates for the elderly tackled the issue of hunger at a forum in Center City Philadelphia on Wednesday.
A documentary about hunger in America, featuring in part a woman from Philadelphia, is coming out Friday.
The Mayor’s Office partnered with several anti-hunger organizations yesterday for a day-long national conference on ending hunger in America.
Physicians at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children are helping patients battle both illness and hunger.
Analysis by the Brookings Institution showed that child poverty rate nationwide rose from 18 to 22 percent from 2007 to 2010.
ShopRite is donating 100 cases of turkeys to two local food banks.
The theme is for this year’s “Pie in the Sky” event is “Buy a pie, Feed a family.” And the pies are indeed delicious.
The advocacy group AARP is seeking to tackle hunger among older Americans. To that end, it is holding a fundraiser at the Shops at Liberty Place.
The project on senior hunger centers on resources available to homebound seniors, and how volunteer-supported programs work in concert with other efforts to connect needy seniors to food.
Increasing awareness about hunger is the objective of World Food Day, which is being observed Sunday by 150 nations.
According to a report in the journal The Cell, whenever mice were food deprived, specific nerve cells in a region of the brain which helps control hunger literally began breaking down internal components of their own brains.
The article attached to this blog post is one I came across last week and has haunted me ever since. It is about the drought and resulting famine in Africa and the tortured choices mothers are making in an effort to save the lives of some of their children over others.
A new study shows the Philadelphia area has a high rate of what is called “food hardship” — that is, households without enough money to buy all the food they need.
Mia Wasikowska plays the titular protagonist: a poor, plain-speaking, and observant young woman who struggles to become independent against all odds.
The Philadelphia-based anti-hunger organization has received a large donation from a national food processing company.
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