An estimated 35 million people were food insecure last year, and the dislocations due to COVID-19 have made it much worse now. Experts discuss the health consequences of hunger, the strategies families are using to cope with economic dislocation, and one local effort typical of new volunteer programs to feed hungry children in need.


  • Jessica Hager, Director of Health and Nutrition, Feeding America
  • Dr. Jagdish Khubchandani, Professor of Public Health, New Mexico State University
  • Margaret Norris, kindergarten teacher, Arcola Elementary School, Silver Spring, MD

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