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Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr. – Food for Thought

Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr. – Food for Thought

| January 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

To honor the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr., the iconic civil rights leader and Nobel Peace prize winner I am sharing quotes in which he expresses thoughts about hunger, poverty and food-related injustice.

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KQED’s Forum: Hunger in the Bay Area

KQED’s Forum: Hunger in the Bay Area

| November 27, 2010 | 0 Comments

In San Francisco, one of every five children is at risk of going hungry and the numbers are similar in other Bay Area counties. As the holiday season begins, food bank and soup kitchen operators are reporting a spike in the number of families that are seeking food. Forum talk with officials from several Bay Area food agencies about the need they’re seeing and how people can help.

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Your Quick Guide to Holiday Volunteering in the Bay Area

Your Quick Guide to Holiday Volunteering in the Bay Area

| November 26, 2009 | 3 Comments

So if you’re looking for a way to give back to your community this holiday season, or all year, here are some local volunteer opportunities at organizations offering food to those in need. If you know of a great program not listed here, please include it in the comments section.

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Supporting Your Local Food Bank

Supporting Your Local Food Bank

The summer months are a great time for thinking about and eating all those lovely fruits and vegetables that are ripe and in season. But what if you couldn’t afford to buy cherries, peaches or watermelon, let alone milk or peanut butter? What if the rising costs of fuel and food made is so that […]

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Are You Hungry?

Are You Hungry?

| May 30, 2007 | 0 Comments

June 5th is National Hunger Awareness Day. All year long we talk about artisanal food, organic food, local food, gourmet food, restaurants, the farmers market, chefs, cooking, and yet rarely do we mention hunger or food security. If for even one day a year we all paid attention to this issue, we could help a […]

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