Hunger in America: Have You Ever Gone Hungry?

Did you know that 16 million children live in households that struggle to put food on the table? Put another way, that’s 1 in 5 kids. It’s absurd isn’t it? The number confounds with its profundity. It feels so big as to be out of reach. It requires a groundswell of people involved to make… Continue reading Hunger in America: Have You Ever Gone Hungry?

Hunger Challenge Day 1: Time & Shopping List

Beck and I are living off of $4.72 per day per person this week as part of the SF Food Bank’s Hunger Challenge. This includes¬† preparation and time… ____________________________________________ Time Preparing to nourish yourself and your loved ones on a restricted budget takes time. Trolling the SF Food Bank FAQs brought me to their suggestion… Continue reading Hunger Challenge Day 1: Time & Shopping List

Hunger Challenge: Preparation & Day 1

        The San Francisco and Marin Food Banks issued a hunger challenge for September 11 – 17, 2011. The challenge is simple: each person signs up to live off a food stamp budget for one week at $4.72 per person per day.¬† On the SF Food Bank site, they share that 1… Continue reading Hunger Challenge: Preparation & Day 1

If these doors could speak- a photo essay & a challenge

When the devastation of Hurricane Katrina unleashed its fury upon the city of New Orleans, I watched on like most of you did, to the TV reports and the flood of articles inundating the web. The same convention center I had visited for a coffee and tea show mere months before became home and unruly… Continue reading If these doors could speak- a photo essay & a challenge