Even in a prosperous city like D.C., many still go hungry, report finds

With all the new restaurants and grocery stores opening in the District, you might not think that hunger is a problem in the city. But Beverley Wheeler, director of D.C. Hunger Solutions, wants you to see the situation from her perspective. When the Census Bureau reported last week that poverty in the District had increased from 18 percent in 2015 to 18.6 percent in 2016, Wheeler saw consequences beyond what might appear to be a small uptick.
Washington, DC, USA
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