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Below the Line: the challenge

If you follow me on Twitter you have probably seen my recent musings about Below the Line. I wrote about it on Babble last week when it was announced that Ben Affleck was going to lend his star power to this poverty awareness campaign. I am participating in Below the Line’s challenge with other women […]

A Place at the Table

A Place at the Table opens in theaters and OnDemand today

Can watching one movie change the world? The creators of A Place at the Table think so. It’s difficult to create a film about the hunger crisis that includes scary statistics about nutrition and obesity and make it motivational and compelling. Earlier this week when filmmakers,┬áKristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush appeared on Jon Stewart’s Daily […]

Food Stamps for Pets

Pet Food Stamps

When my family was on food stamps we were lucky. We were able to use that benefit to put food in our pantry and feed ourselves. However food stamps are, quite obviously, just for food. So all of the other items that a family might stock up on at the grocery store are not covered. […]

Together we can be kind

Together we can be kind: simple ways to fight hunger in America

Thank you to everyone who checked out information from Feeding America about how to be involved in stopping hunger in America. If you haven’t checked out the number of people in your state struggling with hunger I encourage you to investigate. Seeing the number will shock you. The good news is that together we can […]

Join the movement with me

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1,850,140. That is how many people are currently struggling with hunger in my state. Where do you live? Do you know how many of your neighbors are hungry? It’s THOUSANDS. And it is overwhelming. You want to help. You want to be in involved. But how? Feeding America has started a month-long campaign. Every week […]