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Feeding America CEO urges "using your voices" in fight against hunger

Dec 21, 2023
Claire Babineaux-Fontenot discusses food inflation, food insecurity and efforts to influence government policymakers.
Claire Babineaux-Fontenot points out that with higher costs at the supermarket, food banks are receiving fewer food donations.
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Ending hunger a battle on many fronts, over many months, says CEO of Feeding America

Inflation, supply chain problems and wealth disparities remain barriers to solving hunger, says Claire Babineaux-Fontenot of Feeding America.
Residents of Bronx, New York, received food donations in September. "Making meaningful, sustainable progress by the end of this decade is doable. We have to choose to do it," says Claire Babineaux-Fontenot.
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Feeding America CEO: 'We simply can't do this alone'

Aug 13, 2020
Claire Babineaux-Fontenot of Feeding America said about 40% of the people the organization is serving have never before relied on the charitable food system.
A food distribution event for people in need of food in New York in July.
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Feeding America CEO expects to serve 17 million extra people

Apr 13, 2020
Claire Babineaux-Fontenot said the charity needs more funding, food supply and volunteers to respond to the crisis.
A shelf almost bare of canned food. With Americans stocking up on food for future needs, supplies of containers are running low.
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