Hungry Heroes: 25 Percent of Military Families Seek Food Aid

Per Diems Against Poverty would like to honor all of the men and women who have served and are serving in our military. We appreciate your sacrifice for our country and our freedom. Please take a few minutes to read this article by NBCNews.com about the struggle many of our soldiers face to feed their families.

25 percent of the nation’s total active duty and reserve personnel are seeking aid from food pantries and other charitable programs across the country, according to our partner Feeding America. Another 2.37 million households including veterans receive assistance from food pantries that are part of Feeding America's network (not including households where both a former and current service member reside).   Please visit PerDiems.org to partner with us as we fight the hunger epidemic in America.  To learn more about the struggle many of our veterans and their families face, please read this NBC News article.