Global Hunger, Wealth and Waste

When tempted think of the poor starving children

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Fast Facts about Global Hunger:

20% of the world’s population consume over 75% of the World’s food.

Americans waste or throwaway 30% of the food that comes to its market.

Developed countries waste 10 times more food than the developing world.

Over 7million people die each year from starvation

45% of children that die under the age of 5 die of hunger

66 million school-aged children attend class hungry

19% of children in NJ live with food insecurity