News & Articles
An article published in the Philadelphia Inquirer on November 17, 2011 by Alfred Lubrano brings to light a report published by the Pew Research Center in Washington and supported by our Children's HealthWatch research that increasing numbers of people are among the "invisible homeless" - living with family or friends to avoid the streets.
Dr. Mariana Chilton, Director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities and Founder of Witnesses to Hunger, will be presenting at the "Huskers Fighting Hunger: Confronting Food Insecurity in Our Communities" forum at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, from 5:00pm-7:30pm on November 16, 2011.
A new report, "The Real Cost of a Healthy Diet: 2011," released by Center for Hunger-Free Communities and Children's HealthWatch shows that families receiving the maximum SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefit are still struggling to provide enough healthy food for their families.
The "Hunger, Homelessness & Poverty: Impact on College Students Conference" was held on Thursday, October 13, 2011 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Great Hall at the Community College of Philadelphia. The conference was designed to provide a forum for dialogue about the increasing issues of hunger, homelessness and poverty among college students and to identify what can be done to meet this growing problem.