- Feeding America PSA
If a child is hungry, he or she cannot learn.
If a student is unhealthy and obese (often from eating cheap and non-nutritious food), ditto.
NBC's TODAY program has gotten on board with
new awareness PSAs for Feeding America, as have celebrities such as Matt Damon and Miley Cyrus.
We need more than awareness. How a country - - -with as much wealth and largesse as the US - -- continues to operate with an entire population malnourished or under-nourished is beyond understanding. This "population" also happens to be our youth, our future.
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