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TAKE ACTION: Support The Measuring American Poverty Act of 2009

| June 30, 2009

UPDATE 8/18/09: Just learned of an online petition in support of HR 2909 at Change.org’s “Poverty in America” section. Take a minute to make a difference! Introduction: Measuring Poverty Finally after years of waiting for a new approach, Rep. Jim McDermott (D- WA) has introduced a bill providing for one year to plan and recommend Read More

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Twitter For Food

| June 29, 2009

This Wednesday, July 1st, MAZON joins Twitter users and anti-hunger organizations worldwide for Twitter For Food, a digital movement to raise awareness and funds for hunger and food issues. Alarmed by increasing rates of global hunger, Tim Blair (who tweets as HungerNoMore) decided to skip a meal and donate the savings to UK-based Farm Africa. He Read More

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TAKE ACTION: Tell Rep. Cynthia Davis to Support the Summer Food Service Program in Missouri

| June 24, 2009

“Hunger can be a positive motivator.” This shocking statement came from Missouri State Representative Cynthia Davis’ June 2009 “Capitol Report” as part of her argument against the Summer Food Service Program. Rep. Davis is Chair of the Missouri House of Representative’s Special Committee on Children and Families, Interim Committee on Poverty & serves on the Read More

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Food, Inc. Review

| June 17, 2009

When you buy a pair of sneakers at the mall, you are assured of uniform size, color & quality, whether it’s in Berkeley, Biloxi or Baltimore. A kiddie pool is just as good whether purchased during the hot summer months or “out of season” in an icy winter. In the last 50 years, food has become Read More

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