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ASSOCIATION JOINS AARP FOUNDATION, FEEDING AMERICA AND SHARE OUR STRENGTH TO SPEAK OUT ABOUT HUNGER IN AMERICA

Sep 26, 2014

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently released its annual figures on food security—a scientifically rigorous term used to describe American households’ ability to provide reliable access to food to its members. What it reports is that, while food security declined marginally since 2011, 15.8 percent of Americans (nearly 50 million individuals) are still struggling to afford enough food to lead healthy, productive lives. Read the collective response by Bob Aiken of Feeding of America, Ellie Hollander of the Meals On Wheels Association of America, Tom Nelson of Share Our Strength and Lisa Marsh Ryerson of AARP Foundation published in The Hill here