Food Banks of the Hudson Valley (Aired February 3, 2012)

Seated: Ron Van Warmer.  Standing: Co-hosts Jonah Triebwasser, Sarah O’Connell

Seated: Ron Van Warmer. Standing: Co-hosts Jonah Triebwasser, Sarah O’Connell

Ron Van Warmer, Associate Director of the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley, discusses this important organization’s dedication to alleviating hunger while preventing the waste of wholesome food. Providing some astonishing statistics about hunger in our midst in today’s poor economy, Mr. Van Warmer describes the current profile of people who are hungry, how Food Banks are vital in helping them, and several heartfelt stories. He explains where the food comes from, the difference between a Food Bank and a Food Pantry, and how the public can help.

 

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Food Bank of the Hudson Valley
Hunger in America

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February 3, 2012 · Posted in Dutchess County, Hudson Valley, Humanitarian Service, Nutrition  

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