Pulitzer Prize Winner to Pen Series on Childhood Hunger for Maryland Matters

Pulitzer Prize Winner to Pen Series on Childhood Hunger for Maryland Matters

On Thursday, Maryland Matters will launch a ground-breaking, multi-part series on childhood hunger in Maryland. The series, “Empty Plates at Maryland’s Table,” will take a look at an array of institutional impediments to ensuring Maryland children have adequate access to food: from low wages, to archaic rules on who qualifies for food stamps, to limitations on who […]

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Malnutrition Hits The Obese As Well As The Underfed

Malnutrition Hits The Obese As Well As The Underfed

Hunger once seemed like a simple problem. Around the globe, often in low-income countries, many people didn’t get enough calories. But increasingly, hunger exists side-by-side with obesity. Within the same community, some people are overweight while others don’t have enough to eat. And the tricky part: You can’t “fix” hunger by just feeding people empty […]

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Cold Weather Updates

Cold Weather Updates

Cold Weather Shelter Updates By Natalie Shaw, Director of Compliance Beginning on December 23, 2019, the annual Emergency Rotating Shelter went into effect across Harford County. This shelter is made up of a rotation of church locations where volunteers and paid security work together to create a safe temporary nighttime residence for those without shelter. […]

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On Solid Ground

On Solid Ground By Cathy Lucich, MEAP Manager There is a measure that is greater than inches or feet that is recorded every day at Harford Community Action Agency. Sometimes it is seen by our eyes and felt by our hearts. I’ve been with the agency for a number of years now and yesterday when […]

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