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Tell us why hunger persists in your community and what can be done about it

  • One in five children in King County lives in a family that runs short on food.

  • Working age Americans now make up the majority of food stamp recipients.

 

Join with the King County Library System and United Way of King County to work on hunger

 

Join the online community conversation on hunger in King County via this Dialogue app. All are welcome to read the postings. Simple registration is required (see button at top of page)  to actively add suggestions, to comment upon other's ideas or to rate an idea.  Registered participants may improve upon their suggestions with links, documents and video. For details see 'how to participate' below. This conversation will take place through 2014. The conversation is moderated.

Image of hands transferring a can of food

Share a gift of food. Bring healthy nonperishable food gifts to the collection bin at a King County Library. Program partners Food Lifeline, Hopelink and the Lifelong Aids Alliance are distributing the gifts to food banks and feeding programs county wide.

 

              Need an idea of what to bring? Find a suggestion list here under ‘food.’

 

 

 

 

                        *sources: United Way, Associated Press, Food Lifeline.

 

 

  1. We, as a society, have decided hunger is OK

    by JamesWhitfield on March 26, 2014 at 01:51PM

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  2. Let's see some real leadership around this issue!

    by bagorn on March 26, 2014 at 11:41AM

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  3. State work around for food stamps

    by Wondering on March 24, 2014 at 12:08PM

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  4. What’s the value of Food Stamps?

    by Marie on February 26, 2014 at 02:51PM

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  5. It's past time for a meaningful dialogue on hunger and food insecurity in our community

    by rliebermann on February 26, 2014 at 02:46PM

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