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Entries tagged with “government” from No Kid Hungry blog
- Encouraging Lawmakers to Fight Childhood Hunger [ No comments]
- May 2, 2012
When our youngest generation doesn’t get enough of the healthy food they need every day, they struggle in school, they don’t feel well and our nation suffers.
Tags: advocacy , end childhood hunger , fight childhood hunger , government
- Fasting for a Just Federal Budget [ No comments]
- April 12, 2011
Because I didn’t eat mine last Wednesday. Along with Share Our Strength’s executive director Billy Shore and dozens of other members of our No Kid Hungry team, I fasted as a form of protest with the proposed House budget that hits the poor hardest through cuts to critical parts of the safety net.
Tags: budget , government , school breakfast , schools
- Share Our Strength’s Grants at Work [ No comments]
- April 7, 2011
Mark Bittman has quickly become one of my favorite food writers to follow. Some of my favorite recipes came from “The Minimalist” columns in the New York Times Magazine, and I was sad to see them end earlier this year. But it was the end of that column that turned me towards his other inspired writing that goes way beyond cooking to cover complex issues around food and nutrition in our society today, including hunger.
Tags: government , hunger , news
- Hungry for Justice [ No comments]
- March 29, 2011
“There are cuts that kill and cuts that don’t kill." Ritu Sharma, Executive Director of Women Thrive Worldwide, shared that sobering quote yesterday at the kick-off of the HungerFast campaign led by Ambassador Tony Hall of the Alliance to End Hunger and other hunger leaders. Ambassador Hall, Bread for the World President David Beckman, Sojourners President Jim Wallis, and Ms. Sharma, decided to fast in order to call attention to the dire impact that proposed budget cuts will have on programs on which low-income Americans depend.
Tags: budget , government , hunger