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October 24, 2014
Today CCC is celebrating Food Day, an annual event reminding people in New York and across the country to think about how better food policies can improve health and fight hunger. It’s a day to ask yourself what is – and what isn’t – on the plates of the 1 in 5 New York City children who lives in a home without enough food.
In honor of Food Day, and with these children in mind, we’ve put together (in no particular order) the above list of Five Key Ingredients in the Recipe to Fight Hunger for NYC’s Children.
Here’s why we believe each of these recommendations are critical to NYC’s efforts to fight hunger and food insecurity for children and families across the five boroughs:
We hope these ideas have given you something to “chew” on this Food Day. Help us to raise awareness about these priorities by sharing this blog on Facebook and Twitter. And continue to check back here for future CCC reports, testimonies, and opportunities to take action in the fight against hunger and food insecurity for all of New York City’s children.