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LWV hosts virtual panels on hunger, food insecurity

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The League of Women Voters of Bucks County offers a series of free virtual panel discussions on hunger and food insecurity in Bucks County.

The first session, “Hungry Families: The Problem, the People, and the Unmet Needs,” will take place at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 6. Nonprofit leaders on the front lines of addressing food insecurity in Bucks County will discuss the issue, with time for attendees’ questions.

The other programs are at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 20, and 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 10.

The public is invited to join in and participate in any or all of the sessions. To register for any of the programs, go to bit.ly/HungerSeries. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Once registered, you can attend any or all three of the series.

The March 6 program will include guest speaker Tim Philpot, director of Financial Stability & Health at United Way of Bucks County. Panelists will be Heather Foor, who oversees the Bucks County Opportunity Council’s food program, and Kristin Chapin, associate director for the YWCA Bucks County.

At the March 20 program, panelists will focus on Too Hungry to Learn: Food Insecurity in our Schools. The third session on April 10 will address the Hunger Crisis: It Does Not Have to Be So.

For information, visit lwvbucks.org, call 215-230-9986 or email lwvbuckspa@gmail.com.


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