The Beach Bag Program

Posted by: victorb 7/13/2017 12:52 AM

The Beach Bag Program
Thursday, July 13, 2017

For families facing "food insecurity," those without enough food to meet basic needs of all their members, weekends and summer can be an especially difficult time because children cannot take advantage of available school breakfasts and lunches. Today Joe Flanagan talks with the team behind the Virginia Beach Education Foundation's "Beach Bag" program -- it's helping provide hundreds of needy students, across all grade levels, with necessary food items throughout the summer.

Today's Guests:

Dr. Michael Anderson - is an Associate Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. His researchinterests include health economics and applied econometrics, especially relating to questions of causal interference. 

Joel Berg - is the CEO of Hunger Free America. He is a nationally recognized leader and media spokesman in the fileds of domestic hunger, food security, obesity, poverty and food-related economic development. 

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