There are some sections of Philadelphia that have long had scores of hungry residents, but one local church leader who serves a ten zip code region of the city’s Northeast section says this situation exists in every city zip code.
An anti-hunger group chose a novel way to call attention to cuts in food stamp benefits.
After an AARP roundtable discussion with hunger advocates in Philadelphia, the non-profit organization is working to come up with a follow-up report on the problem of hunger among people 50 and over.
Philabundance is helping to fight summer hunger among kids through a pilot program that provides families with healthy foods at a critical time of the month.
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.