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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.


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.


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.


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.


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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