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One Organization’s Fight against Hunger — and Why Victory Is So Elusive

November 20th, 2012

Episode 54 of 651 episodes

Bill Clark's job only gets harder. As executive director of Philabundance, a Philadelphia area hunger relief organization, he has this to say about today's food crisis: "The hunger that used to exist in inner cities orrural areas like Appalachia has leapt beyond those pockets into the middle and working classes. I don't think there is a zip code in the country today that is totally devoid of hunger." Clark talks about the challenges Philabundance faces at a time when natural disasters, cutbacks in social programs and unusually high unemployment have created a "tremendous" unmet need. (Podcast with transcript)