LULAC, CAFB and Generation Z

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LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) brought young people between the ages of 13 and 19 and we had the chance to ask them: “What does hunger mean to you?”

These are their responses:

Can Feds Feed Even More Families?

by & filed under Events & Campaigns, Food Drives.

“Hunger happens 24 hours a day, 365 days a year—but giving by the community is often highest between Thanksgiving and New Year’s,” said CAFB President and CEO Nancy E. Roman. “So Feds Feed Families helps us get the resources our neighbors need, when they’re needed.”

The Meals on the Bus Go Round

by & filed under Food Drives, NOVA, Partners.

The Capital Area Food Bank is working all across the metro DC region to provide food for children during the summer – including children who live in areas that are far from the brick and mortar rec centers and other community sites by partnering with Shoppers Food and Pharmacy to take meals on the road.

Kudos to the FDA

by & filed under From the President & CEO, Healthy Eating, Public Policy.

We applaud yesterday’s new nutrition labels released yesterday that highlight important changes related to calories, serving sizes and sugars.
It’s the first overhaul of labels in 20 years and, as WashPo says “highlights the many breakthroughs in nutrition science as well as upheavals in the nation’s disease burden during that period.”