The Center for Hunger-Free Communities

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1/4/18

The Philadelphia Inquirer wrote a profile on the increasing rates of hunger in Philadelphia relative to the rest of the country. The research of Dr. Mariana Chilton and the Center for Hunger-Free Communities on hunger in the city are referenced in this article.

1/4/18

The Center's research was quoted in a  Philadelphia Inquirer article about how Francisville neighborhood residents have organized a food distribution site to address hunger in their community.

1/3/18

Mariana Chilton joined WHYY's Radio Times to discuss poverty in Philadelphia.  Philadelphia remains the poorest major U.S. city. Nearly 26 percent of the population lives below the poverty line.

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12/21/17

The Philadelphia Inquirer sat down with Valerie Erwin to discuss her new position with the EAT Cafe, Philadelphia's first pay-what-you-can restaurant.

9/18/17

Research from the Center's Children's HealthWatch Study counters US trends and shows that child hunger in Philadelphia is rising.

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