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Hole In My Tummy

“I am hungry! I have a hole in my tummy.” the child told Papa. Papa giggled “Ladies, the child is hungry, let’s go eat” after the child ate she sat in her chair and sang to whoever would listen.  63 more words


Tomorrow is Thanksgiving and I just wanted to take a few minutes to reflect on that for which I am thankful.  I have so much to be thankful for, as do most Americans.  202 more words

Food Insecurity

Film Screening of "A Place at the Table"

On Friday, December 4th from 6-8PM the Clark County Food Bank will be hosting a film screening of the documentary “A Place at the Table” at Loowit Brewing (507 Columbia St., Vancouver WA). 107 more words


Price-Insensitive Enrollees Could Increase Costs of the WIC Program – Can Reference Pricing Help?

By Akash A. Desai, Beghou Consulting

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a federally funded program in the United States that provides grants to states for supplemental food, education, and referral services to low-income pregnant, postpartum women, and to infants and children up to 5 years of age found to be at risk of nutritional deficiencies. 967 more words

Public Affairs, Administration And Policy

What I'm thankful for this year

By Indira Martinez, Peace Corps/Guatemala

Thanksgiving is, at its core, a celebration of abundance – the abundance of family, of joy, and, of course, food. Giving thanks for this bounty is a tradition that predates the United States and spans the globe in the form of harvest festivals. 836 more words

From The Field

When the cornucopia is empty

On the eve of Thanksgiving, we prepare to celebrate that most American of holidays. Most of us will enjoy children and grandchildren, in-laws, extended families and dear friends. 173 more words

American Society

15-47 Segment 1: Food Insecurity


Synopsis: Forty-nine million people in the US are food insecure– often unsure they’ll have three decent meals per day. The poor are also often forced to purchase foods that are poor in nutrition, which leads to high rates of obesity. 2,240 more words

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