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Empty Plate Campaign Sends Message to Congress

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September is Hunger Action Month and people across the country concluded a month’s worth of advocacy and awareness initiatives with a project using simple paper plates to send a strong message to their representatives: Please do not cut federal nutrition programs at a time when poverty in the U.S. is growing. A new study by the [...]

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September is Hunger Action Month

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A new study released by Feeding America reveals that 14,570 children in Santa Cruz County—over 26% of county residents under 18 years old—are food insecure. A child is defined as being “food insecure” if he or she lives in a household that struggles to meet their basic food needs. The rate of local child food [...]

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Central Coast News KION Helps Raise Awareness

Central Coast News KION46 and Fox35 is helping raise awareness regarding the issue of child hunger on the Central Coast during the summer months. We’d like to thank them for their partnership and commitment to helping families in need. Summer vacation can be a tough time for kids who receive a free breakfast or lunch [...]

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Anti-Hunger Advocates Call for Action in Sacramento

The California Hunger Action Coalition (CHAC) and anti-hunger advocates from across the state traveled to Sacramento on May 17th to educate our legislators and senators about the issue of hunger and advocate for anti-hunger legislation. A group of over twenty people from the Central Coast made the journey. Just one week later, on June 1st, [...]

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