These are stories catching our eyes this week. Click the headline to read the whole story.
Maybe the best thing we can do for our organizations is what nobody else is willing to do, by Feed the Children President and CEO Kevin Hagan
Over 48 million Americans live in poverty, according to a special report by the Census Bureau. What has the ability to change this? Jobs, jobs, and more jobs, this new study says.
While the current U.S. economy continues to improve, there is one area that is still feeling the squeeze from the recession years: K-12 public school spending. Our funding for public schools has a lot to do with long term achievement of students, especially in urban areas.
We think of Australia as one of the wealthiest countries in the world, but a new study shows that the rate of families in poverty is on the rise. Nearly 18% of children in the country live beneath the poverty line, one-third of them in sole-parent families,
A state known by many as the “bread basket” of the US struggles with hunger too. Children account for one in three of Iowa’s food pantry customers, a new survey of the state’s food pantries shows.
As rallies to increase the minimum wage across the United States continue, many are asking what happens to the middle class? Will their prosperity increase too?
We all want to live in a world where no child goes to bed hungry. But is this possible considering our current agricultural resources? One blogger explores this question.
As international NGOs join together to bring resources to the countries deeply devastated by Ebola, the progress is slow. The fear and stigma associated with the Ebola virus contributes to recruitment problems.
Feed the Children and Curamericas Global are partnering to help stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in Africa, and to assist those areas already infected with the disease.