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Feeding America

Andrew Morehouse, Executive Director of The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts.
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   A study projects a sharp increase in the number of people going hungry in western Massachusetts this year as a result of the economic hardships brought about by the pandemic.

Dan Egan assumed his new role with Feeding NYS on March 4.
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

New York's network of food banks has re-branded and is operating under new leadership.

WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

A new report from Feeding America shows 50 million Americans rely on food banks and 1 in 7 Americans face food insecurity. It also links substandard nutrition to health problems.

The report entitled "Hunger in America 2014" has revealed some startling statistics: One in seven Americans turns to a food bank for help, about 40 percent of whom have education beyond high school.

Feeding America

A new study indicates that food insecurity and hunger remain a problem in Vermont and across the country, even with the improved economy.