Tag Archives: hunger

The realities of feeding the poor.

Concurrent with the push for the new farm bill, which includes cuts to food stamps, has been a series of editorials and news stories lauding the compassion of the American people in helping feed the poor. And that’s true — … Continue reading

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Oklahoma “very low food security” increases 60% 2008-2010 over the period 2005-2007

The USDA report on food security was released today, and for Oklahoma, the news was bad.  See for yourself in table S-4 of the Statistical Supplement to the report — The number of households reporting “very low food security” rose … Continue reading

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Food deliveries last Saturday

Last Saturday we made 331 deliveries. 75 of them were to families of 4 or more. Here is what we delivered. Everyone got a bag with: Rice (2 lb) Pasta (1 lb) potatoes (5 lbs) 1 Can each of green … Continue reading

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