Stories tagged: "hunger"


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Biden Takes Aim at America’s Growing Hunger Crisis With Executive Orders

Around 40 million Americans say they don't have enough to eat, according to the latest data from the US Census Bureau.

Volunteers load boxes of food into a car during a Greater Pittsburgh Community Food bank drive-up food distribution in Duquesne, Allegheny County, on Nov. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
State’s Food Banks Struggle With Increased Need and Necessary Change During Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has created an unprecedented need—for more than just food—in food banks across Pennsylvania.

Despite their service to the country, the US military has not been spared the economic ravages of the pandemic and hunger has soared among military families, according to reports.
Almost 40% of Military Families Are Struggling to Put Food on the Table

Despite their service, military families have not been spared the economic ravages of the pandemic and food insecurity is reportedly soaring.

In this aerial view from a drone, people line up in their cars to receive food assistance at the Share Your Christmas food distribution event sponsored by the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida, Faith Neighborhood Center, and WESH 2 at Hope International Church on December 9, 2020 in Groveland, Florida, near Orlando. As government support has run out and food banks are strapped, more Americans are shoplifting to make ends meet. (Photo by Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
With No COVID Aid in Sight, Americans Are Turning to Shoplifting for Food

The federal government has failed to provide additional unemployment aid since July, and food banks are inundated.

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The U.S. Is on the Verge of a Massive Hunger Crisis. Here’s One Mom’s Story.

More than 29 million Americans reported not having enough food to eat in late July, and millions more now count themselves on the verge of falling into hunger.

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USDA Is Denying Food Assistance to PA Families Who Need It Most, Lawsuit Says

“It was very hard to get by even before the pandemic hit, but it is even harder now."