March 23rd, 2015 loaves-fishes Community, Hunger Facts, Programs budget, child poverty, childhood, DuPage, Education, healthy families, illinois, illinois department, illinois department of children and family services, Kids Count, Larry joseph, metropolitan, new poor, new poverty, poverty, quinn, state budget, suburban, suburbs, Voices from Illinois children, working families
Child poverty, unfortunately, is a growing epidemic in the state of Illinois. No one wants to see a child suffer. No one likes reading or hearing about a child being abused or neglected. We are aware of programs, services, and even policies at both the state and federal level that have been effective reducing child… Read more »
November 23rd, 2014 loaves-fishes Hunger Facts, Programs action, affordable foods, america, american, american diet, anti poverty, anti-hunger, budget, center, chicago, director of nutrition and wellness, DuPage, eat, eats, Fishes, food, food deprivation, food promotion, food research, FRAC, health, health care, healthy, healthy living, limited budget, Loaves, Loaves and Fishes, low income, MyPlate, Naperville, national geographic, nutrition, obesity, overeating, physical activity, poverty, stress, wellness, what's in your wallet?
National Geographic gives us a wonderful view of the world from the 50,000 feet perspective, and consumption patterns described here are particularly interesting. The diagrams are a startling depiction of what everybody has suspected for some time now: we are eating far too many foods containing fats and sugars. If that is true in most… Read more »
August 24th, 2014 loaves-fishes Community, Hunger Facts, Stories of Hope Brooke McLay, budget, Cheap and Good, dupage county, food insecurity, food security, homeless, Huffington Post, HuffPost, hunger, hunger-relief, Hunter Stuart, Leanne Brown, low income, Molly Roberts, Naperville, nutrition, poverty, recipes, snap, suburbs
Where would you begin if you only had $4 to spend on a day’s worth of meals? Recent online articles have showcased this emerging dilemma that many individuals and families are facing on a daily basis. For instance, in “The Percentage Of Americans Who Can’t Afford Food Hasn’t Budged Since The Recession Peaked,” Hunter Stuart,… Read more »