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Bernie Sanders mitten meme helps grab big bucks for charity

Merchandise inspired by the US senator’s wardrobe at Joe Biden’s inauguration has raised $1.8 million for charity. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/1/27/bernie-sanders-mitten-meme-grabs-big-bucks-for-charity Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Food stamp spending jumped nearly 50 percent in 2020

Federal spending on the country’s largest nutrition assistance program increased by nearly 50 percent in 2020 amid the economic shock of the pandemic, according to…

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Biden increases food aid payments to low-income families with children

The Biden administration will announce Friday that it is bumping up aid payments for millions of low-income households with children by 15 percent. It is…

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Food banks fear possible end of USDA Farmers to Families Food Box program

The program, which sent more than a 100 million boxes of fresh food to families straight from food distributors, was part of a Covid-19 relief…

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Silicon Valley’s hunger problems grow during a time of record profits

During the Covid-19 era, Silicon Valley is donating millions of dollars more. It’s not enough. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/silicon-valley-s-hunger-problems-grow-during-time-record-profits-n1251760 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Ocasio-Cortez raises $200K to fight food and housing insecurity during video game battle

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) raised nearly a quarter of a million dollars for low-wealth Americans as part of a fundraiser during which she played video…

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Heartbreaking images show hungry elephants looking for food in landfill

Locals say some of the animals have died after consuming plastic and other waste from the landfill site in Ampara, Sri Lanka Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/sri-lanka-elephants-rubbish-landfill-b1761667.html Droolin’…

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Americans join miles-long queues at food banks across the US as thousands face hunger during pandemic

States like California, Texas, Michigan, and New York report long food bank lines ahead of Thanksgiving Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/coronavirus-food-banks-thanksgiving-poverty-b1761426.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Ocasio-Cortez, Cruz trade jabs over COVID relief: People ‘going hungry as you tweet from’ vacation

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) traded jabs on Twitter this week after she recently called out Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell…

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Help the Hungry: Food poverty risks long-term psychological trauma, expert warns

‘Poverty is not just about a lack of money or food… It has an impact on hope,’ specialist tells Anna Davis Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/helpthehungry/food-poverty-trauma-royal-holloway-b1760384.html Droolin’ Dog…

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Warning of famine, UN releases $100M to seven countries

The United Nations humanitarian office is releasing $100 million in emergency funding to seven countries at risk of famine in Africa and the Middle East…

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‘The numbers floored me’: hunger in Pennsylvania hits highest level since pandemic’s start

Demand for food aid surges in state and across country, with 54m potentially facing hunger by year’s end Charles Bennicoff hasn’t worked since last winter….

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Coronavirus worsens food insecurity in Puerto Rico—amid looming loss of federal funds

Nearly half of the island’s population, including 300,000 children, stand to lose nutrition assistance aid as families grapple with drastic unemployment rates. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/coronavirus-worsens-food-insecurity-puerto-rico-amid-looming-loss-federal-n1241422 Droolin’…

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Aid group warns that 700,000 children in Syria risk hunger

An international aid group is warning that an additional 700,000 children in Syria face hunger because of the country’s badly damaged economy and the impact…

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Nearly 30 million Americans reported not having enough food last week

Nearly 30 million people in the United States reported they did not have enough to eat last week in a new peak since May, according to…

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Helping the Hungry

Restaurant food supplier Reach Food is helping those suffering as a result of the Covid-19 crisis, Francesco Bell reports Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/happylist/helping-the-hungry-a9643926.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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First war, then hunger – now Yemen faces the deadly threat of Covid-19

The UN’s World Food Programme says that the coronavirus is contributing to a ‘perfect storm’ of problems that could throw millions of Yemenis into a…

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Global hunger increasing even before pandemic, UN warns, putting Zero Hunger 2030 target in doubt

Covid-19 crisis could tip 130 million more people into chronic hunger by end of 2020, report finds Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/global-hunger-coronavirus-pandemic-united-nations-zero-hunger-2030-a9616186.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Stark racial disparities emerge as families struggle to get enough food

Nearly four in 10 Black and Hispanic households with children are struggling to feed their families during the coronavirus pandemic — a dramatic spike that…

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The volcano that caused famines in ancient Rome? It was in Alaska

Enlarge / The 10km-wide caldera on Alaska’s Unmak Island formed during the 43 BCE Okmok II eruption. (credit: Kerry Key (Columbia University, New York, NY))…

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Carbon Emissions Have More Than Doubled the Chances of Another Dust Bowl

It feels like the 1930s all over again. We’re facing an economic depression and there’s a push for New Deal-style policies to recover from it….

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