Child Hunger Rates High in the US

America, since its inception, has been the land of opportunity, the land of “milk and honey.”

And yet, with the ever-growing, invasive government, more and more people are living in poverty and with hunger.

The U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of Agriculture reported in March that 1/4 of black households and 29% of households with children don’t have enough food. Those are dreadful statistics: no one likes to think of children going hungry!

Leonetta Elaiho, director of Youth and Community Engagement, U.S. Programs at World Vision stated:

“Food insecurity is one of the clear ways that the impacts of poverty show up for families. The high cost of food, lack of accessibility and other competing financial pressures leave families with difficult decisions to make and stark realities to face”

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