Take Action to Alleviate Hunger

I saw this petition on Change.org today and I had to sign it.

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Photo courtesy of Change.Org

One in five Americans go hungry and one reason that happens is because of waste.  There is no one culprit, though this petition specifically asks Albertson’s to take action.  It’s an attitude adjustment that we need to make toward “ugly produce”.  Food is food–whether it’s picture perfect or not.

It’s time to embrace the ugly produce so we can eradicate the ugly reality of hunger in our nation.  It’s time to embrace the ugly realities, so that we don’t place blame, but take action.

48 Million Americans Go Hungry. September is the Time to Do Something About It

48 Million Americans are going hungry today.  16 million are children.  Five million are senior citizens.  This is not a failure of agriculture, but of policy.  Coupled with a lack of awareness, this is having long-term consequences for citizens old and young. September is Hunger Action Month.  Let’s take action!

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