Sep 25, 2023
Did you know in the last three years, the demand for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) has skyrocketed? In 2022, one in eight Americans — or more than 41 million people — received SNAP benefits.
Those benefits were expanded in the early days of the pandemic, as the country faced unprecedented...
Sep 18, 2023
We’re kicking off our state of the issues series today with the state of hunger.
According to the USDA, more than 34 million people, including 9 million children, today in the United States are food insecure.
Across the country, The Salvation Army operates more than 1,500 food pantries, and annually serves more than...
Sep 11, 2023
Just a year ago, if you would’ve asked the experts where the U.S. was headed, they were certain of one thing: the country was beelining toward a recession.
In fact, a Bloomberg economic model said the odds of a U.S. recession in 2023 were 100 percent. Not 99 percent. There was no possible chance an economic slowdown...