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Kenya’s Catholic Church to Fight Hunger by Farming Its Vast Land Reserves
Originally Posted: 03/11/2015 - 10:03am | Type: Blog

Drying livestock carcasses and anguished faces of hungry women and children have become a common feature here as droughts increase due to climate change. Drying livestock carcass ...

Food Assistance: A Helping Hand or a Poker Chip?
Originally Posted: 09/28/2012 - 9:57am | Type: Blog

Food assistance programs have been helping millions of people get through the recession. With poverty remaining at record high levels, we should be grateful that these resources are available to protect famili ...

Lawmakers Highlight Tragedy of Food Assistance Cuts
Originally Posted: 08/07/2012 - 10:26am | Type: Blog

In an op-ed for Politico, two Representatives highlight the recent cuts to food assistance programs, and the damaging effects they will have on the state of the nation.   In an ...