“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.
“[Researchers] believe the problem has become serious over the years because of rising university tuition and cost of living, and changing demographics at the 23-campus system.”
“Nearly one-third of households on SNAP, formerly known as food stamps, still have to visit a food pantry to keep themselves fed, according to USDA data.”
“The end game is feeding people. Not landfills.”
“The screening begins with a single question — asking parents whether they have difficulty making ends meet at the end of the month.”#hungerhurts
“…while eligibility rules for free and reduced-price breakfast are the same as for lunch, only about half as many children get subsidized breakfast as receive lunch, according to the Food Research and Action Center”
“…more than half of Americans experience poverty at some point during their prime working years”
Happy St. Patrick's Day! This morning, our Nutrition team celebrated with a healthy green egg scramble for breakfast. They incorporated 4 ingredients that senior clients received today in Palo Alto: bok choy, green bell peppers, onions, and eggs. Thanks to Clarissa and Lynne for your help today! #gratitude #thankfulthursday #stpatricksday #greenfood #latergram
This is similar to how our Grocery Rescue program works locally
This is great news
“Food waste experts estimate that even reducing the amount of food waste by 30 percent could feed every hungry American, including the 6 million Californians who don’t have enough to eat, if that food was distributed properly.”
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