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Nov. 25

November 25, 2009 --

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No turkey & gravy for some: Ga. drops to 4th worst in hunger ranking

No turkey & gravy for some: Ga. drops to 4th worst in hunger ranking
November 25, 2009 --

As families gather for Thanksgiving, we should consider that in just a decade Georgia has deteriorated from average (ranking 22nd) to 4th highest for food insecurity in the nation. One in seven Georgia households experienced food insecurity during 2006-2008, according to the USDA. These sobering numbers highlight the importance of focusing solutions on combating hunger and poverty in our communities.