One in six Americans live in so-called “food insecure” homes. That means one in six Americans is seriously hungry, likely under-nourished or malnourished, and doesn’t know when they’ll have their next meal.
By Ken Sternad, President, The UPS Foundation
Today BCLC announced that business assistance in response to the Chilean earthquake has reached $1.65 million.
BCLC’s founder and executive director Stephen Jordan today appeared as an expert witness before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs’ hearing, “The Next Big Disaster: Is the Private Sector Prepared?”
As relief and recovery work continue in Haiti – perhaps made even more trying as organizations stretch their resources to respond to the Chilean earthquake, as well – reading personal accounts from on-the-ground aid workers is uplifting.