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Category: Paule Pachter’s Blog

  1. THERE’S A GROWING CONCERN ABOUT FOOD INSECURITY AMONG SENIORS IN AMERICA

    In a just released report by Feeding America entitled, The State of Senior Hunger and Health in America in 2015, the national umbrella organization for America’s 200 food banks raises concerns about what seniors are consuming and how food insecurity can lead to numerous health issues as we age.  Although the data isn’t startling and […]

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  2. CONSIDERING SPONSORING A FOOD DRIVE . . . THINK HEALTHY!

    Community food drives are a wonderful way for businesses, civic associations, schools, scouting groups and other organizations to get involved in supporting their local food pantry, soup kitchen and even their regional food bank like Long Island Cares-The Harry Chapin Food Bank. Quite often volunteers are outside local supermarkets, post offices, libraries and at shopping […]

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  3. CONSIDERING SPONSORING A FOOD DRIVE . . . THINK HEALTHY!

    Community food drives are a wonderful way for businesses, civic associations, schools, scouting groups and other organizations to get involved in supporting their local food pantry, soup kitchen and even their regional food bank like Long Island Cares-The Harry Chapin Food Bank. Quite often volunteers are outside local supermarkets, post offices, libraries and at shopping […]

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  4. EVERY CHILD DESERVES A HUNGER-FREE SUMMER

    According to a recently published report by the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) entitled, Hunger Doesn’t Take a Vacation: Summer Nutrition Status Report, participation in Summer Nutrition Programs has decreased across America.  In July 2016, the programs served 3 million children across the country which, is 4.8 percent fewer children than were served in […]

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  5. JOINING TOGETHER TO RESPOND TO POVERTY AND FOOD INSECURITY ON LONG ISLAND

    In a recent report published by the Long Island Association entitled; Poverty on Long Island: It’s Growing, as of 2015, the number of people living on Long Island whose annual incomes are below the federal poverty level of $24,250 for a family of four has increased by 32,953.  According to the report, this figure would […]

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