Herbalife Nutrition Collaborates with Feed the Children to Combat Food Insecurity Through Nutrition Education and Resources
Herbalife Nutrition in partnership with Feed the Children (“FEED”), under the Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative, announced it will supply 48,000 sets of healthy snack and meal recipe cards to approximately 48,000 of FEED’s food boxes distributed to low-income families throughout the U.S.
Herbalife Nutrition supports Feed the Children’s No Hunger Holidays Campaign
For many families across America and around the world, 2020 has been the hungriest year in modern history. There will be more empty plates this holiday season than ever before due to the economic downturn caused by COVID-19. The pandemic has brought the importance of Feed the Children’s work to light as many families face unexpected challenges and are forced to make choices about basic needs that most of us could never imagine.
Herbalife Nutrition’s Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative works with global partners to help take hunger to zero
Hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition affect billions of people every day, and according to the United Nations’ State of Food Insecurity 2020 Report, rates are rising. The pandemic will add as many as 132 million more people to the total number of the world’s hungry in 2020 alone. These numbers are alarming. The issue has become so prominent that the United Nations has named eliminating hunger as one of its sustainable development goals (UNSDG) for the coming millennium.
As COVID-19 drives economic instability nationwide, an estimated 1 in 4 children in the U.S. now suffers from food insecurity
As COVID-19 drives economic instability across the nation, it has been estimated that 1 in 4 children in the U.S. now suffers from food insecurity—in effect not knowing where their next meal will come from. With this increased level of hardship among America’s most vulnerable, generous donors like you are now more important than ever in the fight against childhood hunger.
The number of people suffering from food insecurity continues to rise due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is especially true for households with young children. In fact, current research shows that more than 17 percent of children in the United States now lack sufficient food. Feed the Children is working closely with community organizations, individual donors, and companies like Herbalife Nutrition to help ensure vulnerable families and communities don’t go hungry.
According to current research, more than 17% of young children in the U.S. lack sufficient food — a rate 3 times higher than during the worst of the Great Recession. The escalating food crisis young children are facing today is alarming and calls for resourcefulness and resilience. Feed the Children is working diligently to adapt its programming and services to accommodate to current community needs due to the pandemic.
When the issue of childhood hunger is discussed, people usually imagine impoverished children in developing countries. But the truth of the matter is millions of children in America face food-insecurity.
As you can imagine, hunger isn’t prejudiced. It doesn’t care about gender, age, or ethnicity. It doesn’t know if you’re homeless or part of the working class. It can impact anyone.
Yet somehow, the issue of hunger in America has gone largely undetected.
Hunger. It has crept into our cities. It has found a way into our neighborhoods. It’s affecting the lives of millions of men, women and children domestically and internationally, cementing itself as a real threat to our well-being.
See, hunger isn’t prejudiced. It doesn’t care about gender, age or ethnicity. Hunger doesn’t know if you are homeless or a part of the working class. It only has one job, and it performs it very well.