United States

According to the U.S.Department of Agriculture, over 50 million Americans, 0ne in six, struggled with hunger and food insecurity  in 2011.  This total includes 16.7 million children, or 22.4% of all American children. The average annual household income for SNAP(food stamp) users was $18,014 in 2011, substantially lower than the […]

According to the Children’s Defense Fund, 16.4 million children lived in poverty in the United States in 2010 with 7.4 million of these living in extreme poverty. Children under five are the poorest age group in America and one in four infants, toddlers and preschoolers are poor during the years […]