Tag Archives: San Diego Hunger Coalition

President’s Budget Could Close Summer Meal Gap

By Megan Burks President Barack Obama’s budget proposal this week is expected to include the launch of a $12 billion effort to keep low-income children fed when school is out. San Diego hunger relief advocates are lauding the plan. It … Continue reading

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School Is Out But Hunger Lingers for Some San Diego Kids

By Matthew Bowler, Maureen Cavanaugh, Patty Lane and Peggy Pico Listen to the full KPBS Midday Edition conversation with Gary Petill of San Diego Unified’s Food and Nutrition Services and Anahid Brakke of the San Diego Hunger Coalition. For students who … Continue reading

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Local Hunger Groups Screen Documentary Challenging Stereotypes About the Poor

Jennifer Tracy, executive director of the San Diego Hunger Coalition, and Hannah Gravette, lead organizer for The San Diego Organizing Project discuss their screening of “The Line” 6:30 tonight at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church at 4227 Fairmount Ave. The film, … Continue reading

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Local Food Advocates Urging Congress to Stop ‘Secret’ Farm Bill

The San Diego Hunger Coalition and other local food groups are urging residents to call on their representatives to stop a “secret farm bill,” referring to a move by the House and Senate agriculture committees to race ahead of the … Continue reading

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Tweet City Heights: CalFresh Challenge Raises Awareness for Hunger

By Megan Burks San Diego Veg Week and CalFresh Challenge Change Diets, Minds This week, San Diego social media let us in on a lot more than the usual “who went where with whom” status updates. I found out exactly … Continue reading

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