In 2007, 691,000 children went hungry in America and one in eight Americans struggled to feed themselves adequately.
According to The Department of Agriculture in 2007 the number of children who suffered from hunger was more than double the 430,000 in 2006. This was the largest reported number since 1998 when 716,000 children went hungry.
Yet, our television is bombarded with pleas to feed other countries. What's wrong with this picture?
I agree. I often gave perfectly good food to those in need when I worked for the store. It was a violation of company policy and I could have been fired for it but if it was still in code and going in the trash why not let someone benifit from it.
P.S. I also have 4 homeless families that I feed 3 meals a day to right out of my own Kitchen. I am not in a position to offer them shelter but I see that they have food and warm clothing. It is very little but I do what I can do.
It was bad when we found out recently that McDonald's, Taco Bell and Burger King had "pink slime in their food. Still, it only affected me a little since I rarely eat fast food. I was pretty ticked,...