In Washington, more than 800,000 people are struggling with hunger - and of them, almost 300,000 are children. This according to the Feeding America's Map the Meal Gap 2016 study.
Just to give you an idea, this means that 1 in 7 people struggles with hunger, and for children it's 1 in 5! This is preposterous!
This is Washington State! Home to some of the richest people on earth and the most profitable businesses in the world!
September is Hunger Action Month. This is our chance to act; to do something about an issue that's affecting our state so profoundly. To talk about Hunger Action Month, we recently invited an organization that is making a huge difference in Washington. We're talking about Food Lifeline. Our guests were Linda Nageotte, President & CEO of Food Lifeline, and Mark Coleman, Marketing and Communications Director. Listen to our talk here...