Global Hunger, Wealth and Waste
When tempted think of the poor starving children
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