Unformatted text preview: food to local food banks, volunteer at soup kitchens. There are also government programs such as food stamps, school breakfast and lunch programs, and the WIC program. Food stamps are the nation’s first defense against hunger, and the added support has been a huge help to families in fending off hunger and in purchasing healthier food throughout the month. There are several ways to address these problems; such as being an advocate for the hungry and people living in poverty and urge elected officials to pass just social policies. Lend support to organizations that work with people in poverty to bring about positive changes at every level. As a Human Service worker poverty and hunger will play a significant role in the future. Hunger and poverty will remain an issue for many throughout the world, even if or when the economy rises. These issues have an impact on our society as well as the hungry and people living in poverty....
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- Spring '11
- Unemployment, Poverty in the United States, official poverty rate, Service worker poverty