No childhood hunger in America by the Year 2015
16.7 million American children – nearly one in four – live in households that do not have access to enough nutritious food to lead healthy, active lives.
President Obama has set the ambitious goal of ending child hunger by 2015.
With 22.5 percent of U.S. children in households experiencing food insecurity and the repercussions echoing across our society, this goal is critically important. For a nation as wealthy as ours, it is also achievable.
Founded by actor Jeff Bridges in 1983, the End Hunger Network works with the entertainment industry and other partners to create and support media projects, programs and events to raise awareness and generate action to end U.S. child hunger.
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