Everyone is welcome here

Everyone is welcome here

When Valentina immigrated to the USA from El Salvador with her children, she was also hoping to leave hunger behind. She has been living in the Seattle area now for many years and the specter of hunger is still not a distant dream. “As an adult I had to go through...
Food does not end hunger

Food does not end hunger

A nourishing meal is a great antidote to a hungry stomach. And when the stomach is full and the mind calmer, the question we need to ask is: why are people hungry? It’s surely not the lack of food. We have enough food in this world to feed everyone well. In fact, 40%...
Make your vote count

Make your vote count

During this election season, I have often found myself thinking about Yasmin. I met Yasmin at one of the Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) buildings during our summer meals program. She came to this country from Somalia with her three year old daughter Hani in tow....