News & Articles
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.
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).
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.
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.