May is Older Americans Month | Feeding America participates in the movement by raising awareness and showing support for the 4.8 million seniors facing hunger in our country. Thirty (30%) percent of seniors who rely on our local food pantries report that they have had to choose between paying for food and paying for medical care. Seniors facing hunger are already at a higher risk of developing serious health issues. Let’s save them from having to make that choice. Please share.
Hunger- It's Not a Game- A child going to bed without dinner seems sad enough, but food insecurity knocks over the first domino in a series of poor outcomes. From dental health and mental health to birth defects and obesity, a hungry kid is seriously at risk. Thankfully, there are social programs—like food stamps and school lunches—that have proven results. #infographic
Education reduces poverty! How did education transform your life? Click through to learn about IKEA's Soft Toys for Education program - where even buying a $1 soft toy results in a $1 donation to Save the Children and UNICEF!