Urging our nation's leaders to end hunger

Quote of the Day: Rep. Jim McGovern

Barbie_and_Aiden"The 47 million people on SNAP are not extraneous. They are important, they are part of our community."

—Rep. Jim McGovern (D-Mass.), during last week's farm bill debate on the House floor.














Photo: Barbie Izquierdo is a Philadelphia native whose firsthand experiences with hunger and poverty have made her an anti-hunger activist and nationwide speaker on the topic. She lives in Lancaseter, Penn., with her two children, Leylanie and Aidan (pictured). Barbie has worked with Witness to Hunger in Philadelphia and appears in the documentary A Place at the Table. (Laura Elizabeth Pohl/Bread for the World)


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