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January 3, 2019

Golden Years? Golden Rule. Senior Hunger in Western Maryland

While seniors face health challenges due to advanced age, many conditions are easily intensified by poor nutrition. Thankfully, seniors have people like you, dedicated Marylanders who are willing to step up and fight senior hunger, personifying the golden rule for neighbors who should be enjoying their golden years.

June 1, 2018

Senior Hunger in Maryland: A Growing Concern

Senior hunger touches far too many people in Maryland. From people living in senior communities to multi-generational living situations, more than 45,000 Marylanders experience food insecurity, and that number is on the rise.

January 9, 2018

Facing Hunger in Maryland: Barb

Hunger in Maryland can affect anyone. Families, senior citizens, and hardworking adults who have dedicated their lives to helping others. In this installment of Facing Hunger in Maryland, we meet Barb M., a former social worker, at her local food pantry.

November 30, 2017

Facing Hunger in Maryland: Victor

Senior citizens throughout Maryland often have to choose between the impossible — paying for medical care or buying groceries. And for many seniors, food often takes a back seat to ensure critical bills are paid. In this installment of Facing Hunger in Maryland, we meet with a food-insecure senior citizen on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Victor Chaia.

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