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“As long as there is one person in this country that is hungry, that is one person too many.” -Former President Ronald Regan


The Children Going Hungry in America By: Duncan Walker BBC News Advertisement

Kaylie and Tyler talk about what it is like to be poor in America - and to sometimes go hungry. Child poverty in the US has reached record levels, with almost 17 million children now affected. A growing number are also going hungry on a daily basis. Food is never far from the thoughts of 10-year-old Kaylie Haywood and her older brother Tyler, 12. At a food bank in Stockton, Iowa, they are arguing with their mother over the 15 items they are allowed to take with them. There is little money to go shopping for extras. Apple sauce is in, canned vegetables, tinned spaghetti, meatballs and ravioli might be.

Kaylie looks from a broken window Kaylie wants a decent education, so that she will not go hungry in future But when Kaylie asks for ground beef, she is overruled as their motel room does not have a fridge to keep things fresh - just a sink filled with crushed ice. There's nowhere to cook, either. It's not the first time that the family has struggled to get hold of the food they would like - or enough of it. "We don't get three meals a day like breakfast, lunch and then dinner," says Kaylie. "When I feel hungry I feel sad and droopy." Kaylie and Tyler live with their mother Barbara, who used to work in a factory. After losing her job, she was entitled to unemployment benefit and food stamps - this comes to $1,480 (£974) a month. But they were no longer able to afford to live in their house, which along with bills cost $1,326 (£873) a month, leaving little for food or petrol.

ong as there is one person in this country that is hungry, that is one person too many.” -Former President Ronald Regan


DEBT & FOOD INSECURITY “As long as there is one person in this country that is hungry, that is one person too many.” -Former President Ronald Regan


Let’s Start with the Village Feed My Starving Children is a non-profit Christian organization committed to feeding God’s children hungry in body and spirit. The approach is simple: children and adults hand-pack meals specifically formulated for malnourished children, and we ship these meals to nearly 70 countries around the world.

Ronald Regan Action Against Hunger | ACF International is a global humanitarian organization committed to ending world hunger.

Hunger Relief International seeks to promote a world where children, their families and communities have access to the basic necessities of life including nutritious food, clean water, sanitation, education and health care.

Working together to end world hunger.

WFP is the largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. Each year, on average, WFP feeds more than 90 million people in more than 70 countries.

“As long as there is one person in this country that is hungry, that is one person too many.” -Former President Ronald Regan


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many Americans who are suffering from starvation. There is a stereotype of the American Dream that promotes the idea that America is wealthy; Americans are fat; that America is the land of plenty. Well times have drastically changed for Americans. There is a tragic debt that has hit America hard. We are now in a time where we need to keep our funds within the country and support the country that we call home; more importantly those suffering in it. It is time that we,

SiA, along with

your help, break the stereotype of the “American Dream,” and show the need. “As long as there is one person in this country that is hungry, that is one person too many.” -Former President Ronald Regan

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