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50 Million Americans Suffer From Food Insecurity. Here Are 6 Simple Ways You Can Help

September 24, 2014
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50 Million Americans Suffer From Food Insecurity. Here Are 6 Simple Ways You Can Help
A child picks up her school breakfast. USDA Photo by Bob Nichols

Fifty million Americans suffer from hunger.

In a land of relative plenty, one in six Americans cannot be sure where their next meal will come from — or whether they will get it at all— and 16 million children grow up with families who have a hard time putting food on the table.

It’s a staggering problem, but a solvable one.

Since September marks Hunger Action month, NationSwell talked to the experts.  Here’s what they said you can do to help.

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Editors’ note: Doug Rauch, founder and president of Daily Table, and Ben Simon, founder of the Food Recovery Network, are NationSwell Council members.

 

 

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