Thursday, January 3, 2008

Food donations down nationwide: video

If you didn't see the feature on the Jim Lehrer news hour, please check it out! It features many Chicago hunger-fighting organizations, including the Greater Chicago Food Depository, to help illustrate a nation-wide problem. Kate Maehr, the executive director of GCFD,is one of those interviewed on the subject to explain the reasons for a general decline in donations, which include:inflation, fewer damaged packaging donations, fewer bonus commodities from the government, and others.

You can find it here with a summary of the piece at:

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