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In honor of The Sin City Siren’s 5th birthday, I have been campaigning for the readers’ charity of choice: *God’s Groceries. The week’s nearly come to an end, and I hope that I have motivated you to donate or do some other service toward helping the needy in our community.
As I shared earlier this week, hunger and poverty are issues that are deeply personal to me. But when we look at the numbers, it’s clear to see that I’m not the only one who has a personal connection to going hungry in America.
Here are some sobering stats on the hungry and “food insecure” in America:
But let’s bring it closer to home. What about Southern Nevada, one of the hardest hit communities by this “great recession.” How bad is it out there?
It is obvious that hunger and food insecurity is a huge issue in our community. That’s why I am happy to support God’s Groceries and encourage you to take action today:
(*Full disclosure: I am a member of one of the churches which runs the non-profit. But I did not vote in the poll.)