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The New York Time interviewed Mariana Chilton about the American Academy of Pediatrics recommendation that pediatricians screen all children for food insecurity. 


The Center for Hunger-Free Communities is currently recruiting for a participatory research study that includes:

  • $1 for $1 matched savings up to $480 in savings
  • Financial SELF Empowerment classes once a week for 3 hours (on Drexel University Campus)
  • Online survey every 3 months for a year

We are excited to soon be opening the EAT Cafethat we have been working on with great partners.  Recently Flying Kite spoke with staff who have been working on the cafe about what it will look like and the process of opening a community cafe.


The Census Bureau released their annual report on the rates of poverty in the US.   The report shows that the rate of poverty has on a whole largely stayed the same from the previous year.  


Featuring an exhibit from the members of Witnesses to Hunger, the Community Table even brought together people to enjoy a meal and make commitments to end hunger in the Philadelphia area.  



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