Childhood Hunger in the Treasure Valley

This is a story Fox 12 did on childhood hunger and what the Idaho Foodbank is doing about it!

Idaho leads national increase in food stamp use

This article is a good insight to actual folks dealing with hunger.  The Idaho unemployment rate may show signs of improvement, but the Supplemental Food Nutrition Program has seen a significant increase.  Idaho has topped the nation in Food Stamp use with a 45% increase from 2009-2010, nationally that figure is 21%.

http://www.magicvalley.com/news/local/article_2b0bc312-5b2d-5bd2-a7d5-5e70ee55fc88.html

 
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