71% of the people we serve live in poverty. Nearly half of them have had to choose between buying food and paying for utilities, rent, mortgage or medical care.
Hunger Action Month 2012 is going strong and The Food Bank is excited to announce the support of eleven Massachusetts cities and towns who have officially proclaimed that September is Hunger Action Month.
More than 135,000 individuals in Western Massachusetts face hunger. By acknowledging their struggles through these official proclamations, our leaders help in the important task of raising awareness for the often silent issue of food insecurity. If you would like to get involved, bookmark or print out our 30 Ways in 30 Days calendar to make a daily difference for Hunger Action Month in your community.Comments Off
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