In the United States, more than 12 percent of households are food insecure. This means that families struggle to afford enough food for all members living in the household.
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With support from General Mills, preventing food waste and feeding people facing hunger is proving to be easier than ever thanks to Feeding America’s MealConnect application.
The World Economic Forum estimates a cumulative economic output loss of $47 trillion over the next two decades from noncommunicable diseases, like cancer, diabetes, and mental health.
In August 2016, Louisiana was devastated by catastrophic flooding. Greenbrier Elementary School in Baton Rouge was severely damaged and had to close for the entire school year.
Mark Twain once said, “Quitting smoking is easy. I’ve done it a thousand times.”