How does hunger look like in America? Could you and I easily depict it? I am not sure! In our society it may be more and more difficult to identify it. I invite you to take a moment and watch the video below.
These statistics are daunting, but what will happen in 2050 when the predicted world population will reach 9 billion people? How can America have a hunger problem when 33 million tons of food reached US landfills in 2010?
What is my role in preventing hunger in America?
REDUCE MY FOOD WASTE Because I rarely plan my weekly meals, I often find myself buying more groceries, than I consume. The unconsumed food is simply discarded and replaced with new food. To improve my habit, I have decided to plan my meals, buy fewer groceries, and replenish my food stock when needed.
GIVE I want to be involved even in a small way. Please join me by visiting Feeding America and find potential ways to give and help alleviate hunger in America. Each contribution counts :).
TALK WITH MY FRIENDS Sometimes it is difficult to keep up with everything around us. In a world inundated with information, we can become detached and uninterested in what’s relevant to us and our society, therefore I have decided to talk with my friends about this issue and get them involved as well. Will you join us?
Feeding America. “Hunger in America 2014.” Online Video Clip. YouTube. YouTube, 17 August 2014 Web. 8 December 2014.