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Hunger: Our Hidden Crisis

October 11, 2012

WQED, in partnership with Highmark, brings you a series that examines the topic of hunger and food insecurity in Southwestern PA. In this episode, Tonia Caruso gives us a breakdown on the statistics on hunger in our region and find out what local organizations are doing to help those in need. Chris Moore finds out how hunger is affecting the youngest of us and Michael Bartley learns how some are combating the issue through the practice of gleaning.


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WQED, in partnership with Highmark, brings you a series that examines the topic of hunger and food insecurity in Southwestern PA. In this episode, Tonia Caruso gives us a breakdown on the statistics on hunger in our region and find out what local organizations are doing to help those in need. Chris Moore finds out how hunger is affecting the youngest of us and Michael Bartley learns how some are combating the issue through the practice of gleaning.


Related Links

Blessings in a Backpack

West Hills Food Pantry

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank

Community Foundation of Greene County, PA

Pennsylvania Hunger Action Center

Just Harvest

Food Security Partnership of Southwestern, PA - 2012 Summer Food Flyer for Greene County

Pennsylvania Department of Education - Summer Food Service Program

Feeding America - Summer Food Program

US Department of Agriculture - Child Nutrition Program - Seamless Summer

Southwestern Pennsylvania Food Security Partnership

 


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