Foodbanks set for explosion in demand from hungry kids over school holidays – Daily News

Foodbanks are braced for their busiest-ever summer as parents flock for help in feeding hungry children during the school holidays.  Demand for emergency aid over the six-week break soared by a fifth last year compared with 12 months earlier.  Volunteers are expecting a fresh surge Click on Read More (then scroll down to see)…

Begging for food in Venezuela – BBC News

Food has become so scarce in Venezuela after the economy collapsed that people are getting desperate. The government blames international sanctions for the situation. Film by Vladimir Hernandez Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog World In Pictures https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBX37n4R0UGJN-TLiQOm7ZTP Big Hitters https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBUME-LUrFkDwFmiEc3jwMXP Just Good News https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBUsYo_P26cjihXLN-k3w246

A Family Faces Food Insecurity in America’s Heartland | National Geographic

In Iowa, Christina Dreier and her husband often must choose between paying bills and buying enough food for their family, despite having many of the trappings of middle-class life. Food stamps and the local food pantry provide some relief, but sometimes the Dreiers’ best efforts Click on Read More (then scroll down to see)…

Food by the Numbers: Feeding Our Hungry Planet | National Geographic

By 2050, the world’s population will likely increase 35 percent. But is growing more food the only option—or even the best? National Geographic investigates the challenges and solutions to feeding everyone on our planet, based on an eight-month series in National Geographic magazine. ➡ Subscribe: Click on Read More (then scroll down to see)…

US: ‘One in every five children going hungry’

An organisation in New Hampshire is finding new ways to feed hungry children. Claire Bloom of End 68 Hours of Hunger told Al Jazeera: “We know there are 16 million hungry children in America, one in every five. Feeding 3,000 is a big number to Click on Read More (then scroll down to see)…

India: Using leftovers to feed the hungry in Mumbai

A food delivery service in the Indian city of Mumbai has come up with their own way to fight hunger. Hundreds of ‘dabbawalas’, as they are famously known, are collecting leftover food from weddings, parties and other social gatherings to redistribute to the poor. Al Click on Read More (then scroll down to see)…