Why Are More Schools Going After Families for Lunch Debt?
More than 75 percent of school districts reported school lunch debt in the previous school year, and 40 percent say their debt is growing.
The Trump Administration Admits Its Change to SNAP Eligibility Could Worsen Food Insecurity for Millions of People
The rule would slash benefits for those families that do not quite meet the program's poverty threshold, but are still food insecure.
What Question Should We Investigate About Food Insecurity?
You asked, we listened. Now it's time to choose which story you want to see first.
'Cut, Relocate, Eviscerate': Moving a USDA Research Agency Will Have Lasting Consequences, Employees Say
The Economic Research Service collects data on how many Americans lack access to food. When the agency moves to Kansas City, former employees say all of it could be lost.
Only One in Seven Eligible Kids Get Free Lunch in the Summer. What's Going Wrong?
Food insecurity increases in the summer, but providers who want to get free meals to kids say they're restricted by an onerous and outdated program.
Half of College Students Are Food Insecure. Are Universities Doing Enough to Help Them?
As more students search for their next meal, there's increasing demand for programs that go beyond the food pantry.
How Trump's Latest Crackdown on Public Benefits Fits Into His Immigration Plans
A new memo could have a chilling effect on both family-based immigration and participation in public-benefit programs.
Why Is Participation in Food Assistance Programs Like WIC Declining?
New analysis of federal data shows the largest single-year decrease in WIC's history. Participation is down in SNAP and the school lunch program too.
Colleges Are Looking for Ways to House and Feed Homeless Students
Thirty-six percent of university and 46 percent of community-college students have insecure housing.
Viewfinder: Demonstrators Protest Government Austerity With Pop-Up Soup Kitchens in Argentina
Volunteers prepare a free meal at a soup kitchen in Buenos Aires during a protest against the government of Argentine President Mauricio Macri.
Uncertainty Grows in Zimbabwe as the Trump Administration Considers Cutting Foreign Aid
Zimbabwe receives $150 million in U.S. aid funding annually to combat food insecurity and support climate resilience programs for 2.1 million people.