Dear Alice Diane,
As a concerned hunger advocate, you know that child nutrition is one of the highest priorities at Feeding America—and our advocates and food banks are gearing up for the upcoming Congressional debates surrounding the reauthorization of federal funding for child nutrition programs. In this month’s edition of the Hunger Advocate, learn more about the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act and the critical programs it will fund.
Child Nutrition–A Critical Foundation
Check out this new monthly series focusing on children and hunger—through the summer and fall, you will learn more about the role good nutrition plays in the growth, development, health, and well-being of our nation’s children. This month, find out how early childhood nutrition affects long-term educational progress and success.
Can You Make a Difference in the Life of a Hungry Child?
The latest Child Food Insecurity Report shows that in 26 states, one in six young children are food insecure. In this land of plenty, that’s way too many hungry children. Can one person make a difference? Absolutely! Click here to find out how you can help!
Hunger Action Month— September 2009
Hunger Action Month is a nationwide effort to engage America in the fight against hunger—and it’s coming in September! From coast to coast, communities will be holding anti-hunger events to bring us together in this important cause, with a particular focus on child hunger issues. Read more about Hunger Action Month— and visit the Hunger Action Center to find out what’s coming up in your community!