Health and hunger in Kanawha County after the COVID-19 pandemic

by Victoria Ware The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated food insecurity and healthcare issues nationwide, impacting people’s lives across demographics and age brackets. Kanawha County is no exception. It has a food insecurity rate of 11% coupled with 67% of the population residing below the SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) 200% poverty Read more…

Children’s food insecurity in Cabell County, West Virginia

by Brea Smith Hunger is a language everyone on Earth understands, uniting us all. The sense of hunger links every human being, regardless of where we came from or who we are and reminds us of our shared humanity. It’s undeniable that all 8.1 billion people who walk the earth need food, so why isn’t it accessible to all? Why does food insecurity still exist in 2023?

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