||Please share a few sentences ...
||Mon Oct 17 14:14:17 EDT 2011
||I think that people are unaware how many families struggle with food insecurity and when we have state legislators telling the media that children should get jobs at McDonalds (Cynthia Davis) it More....
||Sat Oct 15 06:44:56 EDT 2011
||When we pay farmers to plow crops under so that we retain a certain price, we can do better. One suggestion - let the government buy the food and distribute it! Everyone WINS!!!
||Fri Oct 14 20:12:48 EDT 2011
||I am on the Board of Directors of our local Food Pantry Organization and understand to some degree the need for SNAP. I feel the need to attempt to live in solidarity with those I serve as much as possible More....
||Fri Oct 14 17:28:45 EDT 2011
||Martha W D Bushnell
||Thu Oct 13 23:43:58 EDT 2011
||Honestly I live on less than the $1.50 per meal. I don't eat any junk food what so ever nor do I drink pop. I don't eat any refined or canned goods. My diet consists of water, dried beans, rice (seldom) More....
||Thu Oct 13 22:09:27 EDT 2011
||I WAS on food stamps. They gave me $14.00 a month. I am older and disabled. I would pay someone to drive me to the store ($5.00), so what was the point really? Thus, I would save the monthly "stamps" More....
||Thu Oct 13 20:06:15 EDT 2011
||I am on food stamps so I am already participating in the challenge and struggle daily. Part time job won't give me more hours, low pay, undervalued, underutilized (I have a Master's degree) indentured More....
||Thu Oct 13 17:44:34 EDT 2011
||Thu Oct 13 17:05:37 EDT 2011
||Imagine if Food Stamps were your only source of income and even though there is no cash benefit with this program...most government programs require beneficiaries to report it as income when apply for More....
||Thu Oct 13 16:18:30 EDT 2011
||This is an excellent opportunity to gain perspctive on the lived experience of the populations I advocate for on a daily basis.
||Thu Oct 13 15:59:46 EDT 2011
||PLEASE STOP HUNGER A LITTLE MORE
||Thu Oct 13 15:47:16 EDT 2011
||Thu Oct 13 15:45:27 EDT 2011
||By participating in this challenge, I hope to gain greater empathy for the experience of families and children living in poverty, and channel that empathy into advocacy.
||Thu Oct 13 10:22:12 EDT 2011
||I have long thought that the only way people are ever going to understand what poverty-stricken people go through is to have to suffer it themselves for a short term. This is exactly what kind of an effort/challenge More....
||Thu Oct 13 09:58:10 EDT 2011
||Thu Oct 13 09:51:13 EDT 2011
||206 -->205I eat too much; most of us do. We have choices (i.e. nutritious foods, variety, portion sizes and when we eat and WHERE to shop) that many do not. This experience will bring SERVICE closer to home!
||Thu Oct 13 09:32:21 EDT 2011
||Sun Oct 09 03:56:16 EDT 2011
||I feel that an empty stomach is a real measure of material poverty. I did this last week and found that making interesting menus was a challenge. I learned that we have to educate people on how and what More....
||Sat Oct 08 15:15:03 EDT 2011
||My family will be participating along w/ members of our church. Hopefully this will bring awareness of how fortunate we are to have food and how important food stamps are to the poor.
||Fri Oct 07 01:59:15 EDT 2011
||We need to experience what poor people ho through in order to understand poverty. Solidarity helps us reflect and be more sensitive to help and ad cafe for the less fortunate. We never know if we can be More....
||Wed Oct 05 02:15:01 EDT 2011
||Sun Oct 02 20:30:06 EDT 2011
||I would like to have a better understanding of what it's like to be poor in the United States. I know this will not be a true indication because after one week I will have the option to return to my blessed More....
||Fri Sep 30 12:26:30 EDT 2011
||Thu Sep 29 15:12:49 EDT 2011
||Tue Sep 27 09:51:37 EDT 2011
||JCRC of the Greater Miami Jewish Federatoin