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Homelessness declining in nation's cities, but hunger is on the rise

Homelessness declining in nation's cities, but hunger is on the rise | Hunger and Related Food Issues | Scoop.it
The United States Conference of Mayors said the number of homelessness people in some of America's largest cities is falling. However, hunger continues to be a persistent issue, especially among those who are employed.
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13 percent of U.S. reports household hunger. How do teens cope?

13 percent of U.S. reports household hunger. How do teens cope? | Hunger and Related Food Issues | Scoop.it
Researchers asked teens how they cope with hunger in their communities and the barriers preventing them from accessing food assistance programs. They discovered many teens shrink from seeking help for fear of being stigmatized.
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Way too many Americans have to worry about feeding themselves.

Way too many Americans have to worry about feeding themselves. | Hunger and Related Food Issues | Scoop.it
Things are getting better, but they are still embarrassingly bad.
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Fewer go hungry, but 'this is no time to celebrate'

Fewer go hungry, but 'this is no time to celebrate' | Hunger and Related Food Issues | Scoop.it
Fewer households in the United States are going hungry, but many still struggle, a new government report reveals.
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Are Americans eating better? Income inequality still has a seat at the dinner table

Are Americans eating better? Income inequality still has a seat at the dinner table | Hunger and Related Food Issues | Scoop.it
High-income Americans are eating better than ever, while food diets among the low-income group have improved much more modestly.
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Why it’s so hard to succeed in Silicon Valley when you grew up poor

Why it’s so hard to succeed in Silicon Valley when you grew up poor | Hunger and Related Food Issues | Scoop.it
I don't have "friends and family" money to get going. In fact, I'm sending money to my dad every month from the measly income I take out from my startup.
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The Countless Ways Poverty Affects People's Health

The Countless Ways Poverty Affects People's Health | Hunger and Related Food Issues | Scoop.it
Many gaps persist, from lower birth weights to shorter life spans.
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This Is What Hunger Looks Like in New York City

This Is What Hunger Looks Like in New York City | Hunger and Related Food Issues | Scoop.it
Why does hunger, a widespread and growing problem in New York City, often go unnoticed? The answer, Brooklyn-based photojournalist Joey O’Loughlin says, is because it doesn’t look the way people expect.
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How Employees Inspired Starbucks to Donate 100 Percent of Unused Food to the Needy

How Employees Inspired Starbucks to Donate 100 Percent of Unused Food to the Needy | Hunger and Related Food Issues | Scoop.it
The initiative should deliver close to 50 million meals to the hungry in the next five years.
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Starbucks Will Donate Unsold Food To People In Need

Starbucks Will Donate Unsold Food To People In Need | Hunger and Related Food Issues | Scoop.it
“Nobody should go to bed hungry. It’s not OK.”
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One grocery chain is dealing with unsold food in an amazing way.

One grocery chain is dealing with unsold food in an amazing way. | Hunger and Related Food Issues | Scoop.it
Tesco's partnership with FareShare is a big step in the right direction.
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Law gives food waste to those who need it in France - CNN Video

Law gives food waste to those who need it in France - CNN Video | Hunger and Related Food Issues | Scoop.it
France has passed a new law requiring larger supermarkets to strike deals with food banks and charities to donate unsold food to help feed those in need.
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MyPlate is the New Food Pyramid for Older Adults - AARP

MyPlate is the New Food Pyramid for Older Adults - AARP | Hunger and Related Food Issues | Scoop.it
As the holiday season looms many older adults find themselves at odds with their dietary choices. MyPlate is designed to keep you on track.
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The Shocking Toll of Teenage Hunger

The Shocking Toll of Teenage Hunger | Hunger and Related Food Issues | Scoop.it
Food insecurity has become normalized among American adolescents—who are also particularly vulnerable to its risks.
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Was This a Turning Point for Hunger in America?

Was This a Turning Point for Hunger in America? | Hunger and Related Food Issues | Scoop.it
A new report finds the number of American households experiencing food insecurity is down. Here's the history behind the issue.
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The Fight to Use Food Stamps Online

The Fight to Use Food Stamps Online | Hunger and Related Food Issues | Scoop.it
Approximately 46 million Americans rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, for help paying for food. But not online.
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How Kids Learn Resilience

How Kids Learn Resilience | Hunger and Related Food Issues | Scoop.it
In recent years, the idea that educators should be teaching kids qualities like grit and self-control has caught on. Successful strategies, though, are hard to come by.
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How I went from middle class to homeless

How I went from middle class to homeless | Hunger and Related Food Issues | Scoop.it
CNNMoney profiles people who went from middle or lower middle class to homeless as they struggle to find permanent, full-time work.
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These Are The White House's Favorite Economic Opportunity Apps

These Are The White House's Favorite Economic Opportunity Apps | Hunger and Related Food Issues | Scoop.it
Here are examples of how data crunching and visualizing can tackle inequities and strengthen communities.
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School Success Starts With A Healthy Breakfast

School Success Starts With A Healthy Breakfast | Hunger and Related Food Issues | Scoop.it
Eating breakfast in the classroom may address nutritional gaps for public school students in New York City.
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California Bill Could Put a Big Dent in Food Waste

California Bill Could Put a Big Dent in Food Waste | Hunger and Related Food Issues | Scoop.it
Proposed legislation would regulate the "sell-by" labels included on packaging.
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27 Ways To Fight Food Waste | Care2 Healthy Living

27 Ways To Fight Food Waste | Care2 Healthy Living | Hunger and Related Food Issues | Scoop.it
Chances are you've seen lists of ways to fight food waste before. The list below, though, is based on hard data from a committee dedicated to ending food waste.
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The Real Odds of Falling Into Poverty Are Probably Higher Than You Think

The Real Odds of Falling Into Poverty Are Probably Higher Than You Think | Hunger and Related Food Issues | Scoop.it
According to a new poverty calculator, more than half of us will experience poverty in our lives, at least temporarily.
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Doctors Should Screen Children for Poverty

Doctors Should Screen Children for Poverty | Hunger and Related Food Issues | Scoop.it
It’s not a direct medical condition, but experts say poverty can have a major impact on children’s health, and doctors should be asking families about their financial situation
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