Hunger is a reality for 1 in 6 Americans, according to Feeding America, a non-profit hunger-relief charity. There is often the belief that hunger is limited to certain areas of the country, or certain neighborhoods. This is not always the case.
According to Feeding America, millions of Americans experience hunger each day. Families, struggling to make ends meet, are often forced to miss meals, or even go without food for days. Adults, children and seniors are all affected.
For the month of Septmeber, the Kings Park Classroom Teachers Association and the Kings Park Retired Teachers Association are holding a series of food drives during the district’s .
With the weak economy and high jobless numbers, Patch would like to know, do you think hunger is a problem in our community?