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1/23/12

The new documentary film about hunger in America, Finding North, directed by Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush premiered January 22, 2012 at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.

1/19/12

On May 1, Pennsylvania's Department of Public Welfare plans to begin restricting federally funded food stamp benefits to households with less than $2,000 in assets (or $3,250 for the elderly or disabled).

12/21/11

In her latest blog post, Dr. Chilton writes about hard times during the holiday season. The post features witness Barbie I.

11/30/11

An additional three million children are receiving free school lunch for the first time, a seventeen percent increase to 21 million last year from 18 million in 2006-2007 according to USDA data.

11/17/11

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.

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