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Peterborough food insecurity rate among highest on provincial and national levels, study finds

Kawartha Food Share staff says it has been a busy summer with a noticeable increase in clients.

“Usually in the summertime we see a little bit of a decrease in our clients, probably because a lot of people in this area work seasonal jobs, said Ashlee Aitken, general manager of Kawartha Food Share.

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Canada

september 18th,2017 things

helping others: How To Help Hurricane Irma Victims Regain Food Security  – orgs to donate to that are helping feed people (similar link at the bottom of that page to article on helping Hurricane Harvey folks). 385 more words

Activism & Advocacy

Founded by students for students: Wesley Foundation food pantry helps SIU’s food-insecure

Written on August 27, 2017, as a student reporter for the Daily Egyptian at SIUC.

When the SIU Wesley Foundation food pantry opened in 2012, founder and SIU alumna Loran Morris said she didn’t realize how big the food-insecure community was on campus. 432 more words

Journalism

#WitnessesToHunger: New Haven Member Speaks With Yale Students

“Last autumn, on November 17 at Café Med, the crowd at the School of Medicine’s 24th Annual Hunger and Homelessness Auction grew quiet as Kim Hart, a 55-year-old lifelong New Haven resident, came to the microphone to provide a firsthand look at what it means not to have enough to eat. 93 more words

Food Insecurity

More Oregonians Have Access To Healthy Food Options, Report Shows; But For How Long?

Cuts to the 2018 federal budget could seriously undermine the slight decrease in number of Oregon families struggling with food insecurity.

The number of Oregonians without access to healthy food options decreased over the past two years, according to the U.S. 54 more words

U.S. Dept. Of Agriculture

Guelph Food Bank: demand grows 30 per cent

Pauline Cripps says that even with a 30 per cent increase in visits, the GFB still won’t turn anyone away

CBC News Posted: Aug 23, 2017… 539 more words

Rise in food bank use hints at larger issue across region

The truth about food insecurity, is it’s not about food, says Public Health nutritionist

By Clare Bonnyman, CBC News Posted: Aug 21, 2017

Food security is not a food issue. 888 more words