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3/2/12

Greg Kaufmann's latest blog for The Nation,  This Week in Poverty: Hunger—Where We Are, Where We Need to Be highlights the newest Children's HealthWatch report, The SNAP Vaccine: Boosting Children's Health as well as a new study "Toxic Stress and Child Hunger Over the Life Course: Three Case Studies", published in the current issue of the Journal of Applied Research on Children by the Center's director, Mariana Chilton and Witnesses to Hunger Program Manager, Jenny Rabinowich.

3/2/12

In 2011, 26.5 percent of respondents in Pennsylvania’s First Congressional District reported not having enough money to buy food that they or their family needed during the prior twelve months, according to a new report released by the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC). This represents a reduction in food hardship by nearly 10 percentage points since 2009.

3/1/12

An article posted by Bread for the World honors the Witnesses to Hunger project and Witness to Hunger Tianna Gaines-Turner in celebration of African American History Month.

2/15/12

The Center for Hunger-Free Communities will be hosting a panel discussion on "Perceptions of the Welfare System and the People Who Use It" on February 23, 2012 from 4:00pm-5:30pm in the Martin Luther King Jr. room on the third floor at the Friends Center, located at 1501 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102.

2/15/12

The Center for Hunger-Free Communities is excited to be hosting its first national conference on hunger and poverty, Beyond Hunger: Real People, Real Solutions.

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