Topic: Veteran Hunger

Veterans Have Fought for Our Country — They Shouldn’t Have to Fight Against Hunger.

Director of Root Causes and Specific Populations

Veterans Day provides an opportunity to salute the brave individuals who have served our country. For me, the day begins with wondering why so many men and women who have served our country now struggle with hunger. It’s simply unacceptable in one of the world’s wealthiest nations. Beyond an empty stomach, food insecurity is associated with serious and costly health problems, which no veteran should experience.