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Hunger Awareness Week

May 7 to 11 is Hunger Awareness Week in Canada. The campaign was created to promote understanding about what life is like when food is out of reach. As part of this event, Caledon Community Services is holding a food box challenge. Participants like me will spend the week living on the same diet that a food bank client typically receives. I’ll be posting a daily blog about the experience on the In The Hills website.

The Last Word

May 12, 2012 | Jeff Rollings | Blogs

A current client of the Caledon Food Support Program weighs in on Hunger Awareness Week

Give it up for Hunger

Day 5 Piggy

May 11, 2012 | Jeff Rollings | Blogs

A more visceral, tummy-rumbling empathy

Day 4 Perspective

May 10, 2012 | Jeff Rollings | Blogs

Hunger is an insidious disease inflicting humanity. It’s no better or worse, be it in Caledon East or Port-au-Prince

Day 3 Dwindling Resources

May 9, 2012 | Jeff Rollings | Blogs

For people who live like this week-in and week-out, I can only imagine the stress involved in endlessly fretting over making it until the next hamper.

Day 2 Dandelion Whine

May 8, 2012 | Jeff Rollings | Blogs

“Can we forage? It’s dandelion season. They’re young and fresh right now. We should be taking advantage of that.”

Give it up for Hunger

Day 1 Counting Slices

May 7, 2012 | Jeff Rollings | Blogs

Did you know there are 19 slices in a loaf of Dempster’s whole wheat bread? Was news to me.

May 7 to 11 is Hunger Awareness Week in Canada

May 4, 2012 | Jeff Rollings | Blogs

Jeff Rollings with his wife Brandy Robinson volunteered to live on a food bank diet for Hunger Awareness week.

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