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Edelman: Healthy Food for Hungry Families

By Marian Wright Edelman

“I worry in regards to child obesity…diabetes, cholesterol, and all of those things, but personally I worry more about the children than myself.”

“My kids—they’re the ones that I worry about eating right or making sure everything is good.”

Most parents know the worry of trying to make sure their children are eating well and getting the right balance of the healthy foods they need to grow and thrive. Those universal worries become even harder for families who are already struggling just to put food on the table.

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) helps keep

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5,000 Atlanta families dealing with food insecurity will receive 240K meal kits

“This is work that, even when we’re not in the midst of a pandemic, is important,” Bottoms said. “Given what we are facing with COVID-19, it’s become even more important for us to continue this work.”

The organization will work with the Atlanta Community Food Bank to distribute the meal kits, which include fresh ingredients and recipes to make meals. The meal kit program is launching in Atlanta and Cleveland, and could expand to other cities.

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WAFER drive-thru food fair helps families in need

Wafer officials had no pre-registration required and no proof of income needed for people to get groceries

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – During tough times, families may have trouble finding healthy food, one local group is doing their part to help. Wafer Food pantry held a drive-thru food fair Saturday.

Everyone who showed up today was able to get groceries. There was no pre-registration required and no proof of income needed for those who wanted food.

With many people in our

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