“Social Media Round-Up” is an ‘ICYMI’ compilation of the top hunger-related news articles and other interesting tidbits posted on our social media profiles.
“It makes me burn when people assume I could give something up and then I wouldn’t need assistance.”
Don’t toss those broccoli stalks, carrot tops, and onion skins! Rethink your kitchen scraps. #foodiefriday
Great article about some of the innovative ways communities are getting meals to kids who need them during the summer. One of our own efforts is a collaboration with the Pediatric Advocacy Program at Stanford School of Medicine, the Ravenswood School District, San Mateo County Library System and local YMCAs. #hungerfreesummer
According to a new Feeding America report, at least 8 million Baby Boomers are facing hunger in the USA and may be more vulnerable to food insecurity than their older peers
Did you used to believe any of these myths about food banks?
County-level data would be even more revealing, right?
What do you think about this idea?
Love these easy and practical tips
“By the time they’re 60 years old…nearly four in five people experience some kind of economic hardship: They’ve gone through a spell of unemployment, or spent time relying on a government program for the poor like food stamps, or lived at least one year in poverty or very close to it.”
“’It’s pretty clear from the data that the rising tide of economic recovery has not lifted all boats…We still haven’t made up ground of where we were pre-recession’ for many low-income families.”
*** Did you miss our June Social Media Roundup? Click here to read it.