Our Responsibility

“Everyone says they’re basic belief is to love God and take care of [their] neighbor. That’s our responsibility as human beings,” said Sister John Michele Southwick, Assistant Director of Campus Ministry at Marywood University, when she and Dr.Joanne Christaldi, Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics at Marywood University, came to talk to our class on … Continue reading

Social Stigma

This photo goes along perfectly with my groups focus which is social stigma. People so often stereotype others, and usually the stereotype is totally wrong. In my last post I said that I would be starting my project for my individual project. Well, the woman I was interviewing decided that she wasn’t comfortable with me … Continue reading

Putting A Face To The Problem

It is hard for me to look at numbers and facts and really think about the effects. Yes, I know statistics such as 59.2 percent of food-insecure households used at least one of the federal food assistance programs. I can read articles that tell me that children who do not get enough food can suffer … Continue reading

What’s happening…

Throughout the course I have been learning a lot about hunger and the different aspects such as children and hunger, nutrition and hunger, and obesity and hunger. The thing that really interested me the most was stereotypes and hunger. I want to know why people are so embarrassed, does this keep them from asking for … Continue reading

A Learning Experience

It hasn’t even been a month in our course and I am already learning so much about hunger not just around the world , but right here in North East Pennsylvania. Before this course if you were to ask me about hunger in NEPA I probably would have told you that “only in select cases … Continue reading

Why cant the hungry eat healthy too?

One of the biggest misconceptions about people who are hungry is that they look hungry. Many people who are too poor to buy food have to buy what is on sale and what will keep for the longest amount of time. This often means a regular diet of potato chips, soda, canned fruits and vegetables, … Continue reading

Hunger in NEPA

I have to admit that I don’t know a lot about hunger in Northeast Pennsylvania. I do know that my school will occasionally sponsor a food drive during the holidays or winter months. I have signed up to help at food drives that my church has organized, but usually I fall through with my commitment. … Continue reading

Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress.com. After you read this, you should delete and write your own post, with a new title above. Or hit Add New on the left (of the admin dashboard) to start a fresh post. Here are some suggestions for your first post. You can find new ideas for what to blog about by … Continue reading