"Many individuals and families—especially those experiencing food insecurity for the first time—are unaware of their full range of options," said Radha Muthiah.
The United States has the capacity, the know-how and the obligation to not just feed the world, but to change the way the world feeds itself so that we can eradicate hunger for the next generation.
Children who are starving right now in Yemen don't need long-winded speeches at the U.N. General Assembly. They need action on the part of world leaders.
Bridges were destroyed in Ethiopia, preventing aid from the embattled region. United Nations and other aid have not been able to fly in since June 22.
The loss of the Tekeze River bridge eliminates a route to deliver food and relief to an area contending with the world's worst hunger crisis in a decade.
"If the world wants to see less humanitarian suffering, you have to deal with the causes of that suffering," Mark Lowcock said.
The gift millions of mothers need around the world is food for their child. Too many mothers are watching their children starve to death. We have the power to stop this injustice, if we have the will.
Roughly 1 in 6 adults and 1 in 4 children in the U.S. are struggling to meet their basic food needs this holiday season.
We've known how to treat child malnutrition for years, but now we have developed a new way of getting the treatments to the kids who need it the most. And it'll help in the fight against COVID-19, too.
"COVID-19 is the last straw for millions of people already struggling," said Oxfam America President Abby Maxman.
Now more than ever, the U.S. must exhibit global leadership in the fight against hunger.
The coronavirus crisis has led to a five-fold increase in child hunger in America. Yet only 20 states are participating in a program that reimburses families for the value of school meals. Why?
Food banks are struggling to meet demand due to panic buying, lack of storage, and supply chain disruptions.
The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank served 1700 families in need amid a spike in demand for emergency supplies across the U.S. due to the coronavirus shutdown.
A new study finds that "honesty is enforced" by a "smell of hunger" when rats decide to share food with their compatriots.
Food insecurity means "access to adequate food for active, healthy living is limited by lack of money and other resources." In cases of very low food security, at least one member of the household changes their eating habits to make more food available for others.
For five years, Champale Anderson has been stuffing brown lunch bags with peanut-butter sandwiches, fruit, cookies, vegetables, juice and other items.
On National Food Bank Day, marked on the first Friday in September, you can help contribute to the cause that believes no-one should go to bed hungry.
"One night it just hit me: I had the means to help people," said Florida Tech senior Roland Hesmondhalgh, who donates his leftover funds every spring.
"I immediately envisioned grabbing all sorts of things for my own cupboard," said Chantal Leroux. "Then after I reflected... I thought what a great opportunity to be able to give back."
Hunger is far more of a national security priority than an expensive border wall.