Hunger is a problem here in the United States and around the world, but it is not a food problem. After a summary of trends in hunger during the pandemic, we'll focus on the root causes of hunger, the work being done to resolve them, and actions individuals and congregations can take to make a difference.
Michelle Pride is the Individual Giving Specialist at Feed My People Food Bank and is the synod's Mission Teller Coordinator, and a member of the NW Synod Council and Justice team. Deeply passionate about social justice and the radical love of Jesus, she serves on JONAH's Affordable Housing Task Force and is a member of Eau Claire for Social Justice and Uniting Bridges (a sponsor of Eau Claire's Martin Luther King's Day of Remembrance and Juneteenth Day celebrations). She lives in Eau Claire and is a member of Spirit Lutheran.