Economic Justice · Get Involved! · Hunger

The Little Free Pantry Project

  If you’ve been paying attention to literacy activism for the past couple of years, then you’re probably already quite familiar with the notion of the Little Free Library. The idea there is that you post the little free library on your property, fill it with books, and others can take or leave materials as… Continue reading The Little Free Pantry Project

Economic Justice · Human Rights · Hunger

What Is Poverty?

Getting involved with organizations that wish to strike out poverty is a noble mission. In order to understand why so many people are concerned with the plight of those living in poverty, it’s important to first answer the question, “What is poverty? The World Bank defines poverty this way: “Poverty is hunger. Poverty is lack… Continue reading What Is Poverty?

Hunger · Hunger

Organization: Feeding America

  If you want to work to help eradicate hunger, especially child hunger, Feeding America is an organization worth looking at. On their mission page, they describe themselves in the following way:   “Feeding America is the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity. Our mission is to feed America’s hungry through a nationwide network of member food… Continue reading Organization: Feeding America

Causes · Hunger

Cause: Hunger

There are a lot of hungry people out there. Food costs are rising, and a lot of people in other countries don’t have access to the food sources that we have. Even in the United States, there are food deserts – places where there is no easy access to grocery stores – and if people… Continue reading Cause: Hunger