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    our groceries with food stamps. It never seemed odd to me that she went to the grocery store one time a month and stocked up on milk, sugar, lunchmeat, chicken legs, hamburger meat, and most importantly, coffee. We also got plenty of non-perishable food from a local food pantry. Living this way for so long has convinced me that no person has to go hungry in America, no matter how poor she is. In the past, however, hunger was not so easily…

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    Originally, Feeding America was founded in Chicago, Illinois in 1979 by a guy named John Van Hengel. It was his idea to to build a company that would help families and people in need of food. But this idea didn 't just pop up, he witnessed a tragedy that later gave him the idea of building a food bank. According the the website of Feeding America, John Van Hengel (the founder) a retired businessman, was volunteering at a soup kitchen feeding the needed. One day, he saw there was a woman…

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    So, I chose an organization that is called the Food Bank Organization, and it addresses poverty, which is considered a common issue in both Camden and Wilmington. This organization is a member of the Feeding America and is a statewide nonprofit agency whose main goal is to address the problem of hunger and homelessness in a community. Their mission is to provide foods for people, specifically the Delawareans. They inform different communities about hunger issues and food securities to prevent…

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    rather a pleasant satisfaction of being able to help others. The three concepts mentioned before are different because service learning involves a method of attaching a social commitment to the learning of knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values in order to be competent, while being useful to others. Volunteering involves people who move all the threads and touch all the doors in order to raise funds, partnerships or simply sensitizes the community on the issues that are incumbent; meanwhile in…

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    As an individual, I have always had this perception of wanting to make this world a better environment or at least a positive impact for people. This has directed me to the path of being in the medical field as a pediatrician for children. Many children may suffer from diseases or a type of illness in which they can not afford of seeing a pediatrician due to financial stability or economic reasons. In order to pursue this goal of mine, I have been immensely putting forth an effort towards…

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    3,900. It may seem like a random number, but it is more powerful than you can think. 3,900 stands for the numbers of meal I and other people in my group was able to offer to other families during my time at the Houston Food Bank. . Located at 535 Portwall St, it is one the biggest food banks. With being one of the biggest food banks and announced food bank of the year for 2015-2016 they have a lot to live up to and they don’t let down. The HFB is leading the way to make sure no kid or adult goes…

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    Feeding America This may be surprising for some people, but there are people who live in America who are hungry. Feeding America is an organization that is committed to feeding the hungry people that we have here in America. Feeding America has been making a difference for a long time. Making a difference is an idea that differs from person to person. In my eyes, making a difference is making a positive impact on a community or any group of people. This includes going into an area that has less…

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    I realized that by helping others, I was actually helping myself. After the volunteer work at the hospital was over, I continued doing volunteer work at the Houston Food Bank, D’Feet Breast Cancer walk, and with Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA). Meanwhile, I decided to go into the science field because this field provides the privilege of doing something for our community. However, later on I decided that I want to join the other side of the science, the one more related to…

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    My mother 's favorite saying is “we can no longer cover the sky with our hands.”We cannot pretend it doesn 't exist anymore because poverty is lying on our doorstep. National Geographic 's Andrea Stone has learned through a Feeding America study that “72 percent of households reported living at or below the poverty line.” Our job prospects are not much better. MarketWatch Reporter Jeffry Bartash states that “3.8 million people have been out of work for as long as six months” and he dampers our…

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    According to Feeding America in 2015 there was 42 million food-insecure households in America. This is pretty startling because as of 2015 the population is 321.4 million, it doesn't seem like a lot of people are hungry when you say that number but they are. I believe that we need to end hunger in America as soon as possible. If kids don't get the nutrition they need then they may do bad in school. It is a well known fact that we need vitamins from food to operate our bodies and if kids don’t…

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