Hunger Free America

Report: Hunger in Philadelphia increases 22 percent

Posted on November 27, 2018

[posted from the Inquirer via AUNI’s Weekly Newsletter]

The number of people living in hunger in Philadelphia has increased by 22 percent at the same time that hunger has diminished throughout America.

That finding, from a report being released Monday by Hunger Free America, a New York-based nonprofit, is the latest example of how Philadelphia diverges from the national mainstream on issues of poverty.

Read more: http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/hunger-free-america-philadelphia-poverty-rate-food-insecurity-median-income-20181112.html

Announcement from Hunger Free America webiste: https://www.hungerfreeamerica.org/blog/philadelphia-hunger-jumps-22-over-six-years

Report: https://www.hungerfreeamerica.org/sites/default/files/atoms/files/Philadelphia%20Hunger%20Report%202018.pdf


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