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Forum To Explore Causes Of Hunger, Possible Solutions

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        As the need for emergency food at pantries and meal sites in western Massachusetts continues to grow, a community forum on hunger is taking place this Saturday, October 29th.

     The discussion about the causes of hunger and examining possible solutions will take place at Berkshire Community College from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.  It is part of a series of public forums organized by the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts. 

       WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Andrew Morehouse, the executive director of the food bank.

Paul Tuthill is WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief. He’s been covering news, everything from politics and government corruption to natural disasters and the arts, in western Massachusetts since 2007. Before joining WAMC, Paul was a reporter and anchor at WRKO in Boston. He was news director for more than a decade at WTAG in Worcester. Paul has won more than two dozen Associated Press Broadcast Awards. He won an Edward R. Murrow award for reporting on veterans’ healthcare for WAMC in 2011. Born and raised in western New York, Paul did his first radio reporting while he was a student at the University of Rochester.
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