48 million people in the U.S. struggle with hunger – meaning they do not always have access to the food they need to live an active, healthy life. Feeding America aims to get more nutritious food to more people. In this post from our Shape the Future Blog Series, Feeding America shares how they are working to solve hunger in our nation.
350 families per month to benefit from Bob Evans support of Forgotten Harvest’s Mobile Pantry Project
DETROIT, September 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ – According to the USDA, an estimated three million American households are food insecure - that amounts to one in six people who lack the nutritious food needed to live a healthy life. Metro Detroit residents have been hit particularly hard due to the economic downturn. Currently, one in four children in Metro Detroit faces hunger or a lack of food.
Ensuring kids who need nutrition in the summer get it.
As one of the largest international charities based in the United States, Feed the Children's mission is to provide hope and resources for those without life's essentials. Everything Feed the Children does in the U.S., or in the 18 countries they serve around the world is mindful of their vision that no child or family goes to bed hungry.
Many Forced to Choose Between Food or Medicine, Reports The American Journal of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA, March 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Chronically ill adults who reported food insecurity in their household (not having consistent access to food due to lack of financial stability) were significantly more likely to report cost-related medication underuse, according to a new study in The American Journal of Medicine. The term cost-related medication underuse refers to taking less medication than prescribed, or not taking it at all due to financial concerns.
by R. Jeep Bryant, executive vice president for marketing and corporate affairs at BNY Mellon
As part of BNY Mellon’s global initiative to raise awareness of food security and waste, R. Jeep Bryant, executive vice president for marketing and corporate affairs, shares his thoughts on the issues. This is the last in a four-part series.
As part of BNY Mellon’s global initiative to raise awareness of food security and waste, R. Jeep Bryant, executive vice president for marketing and corporate affairs, share his thoughts on the issues. This is the last in a four-part series.