I suggest you just read this article and see what one person in power can do to help out people without any at all. I don't care how he did it or for what reason, simply because now millions of people are reading about hunger in the New York Times and other media outlets around the world.
A Governor Truly Tightens His Belt
SALEM, Ore., April 27 — He swore off beer, had to put the pricey organic bananas back on the supermarket shelf and squeezed four meals out of a single chicken, all in the name of reducing hunger. And this is not even an election year.
Gov. Theodore R. Kulongoski’s decision to live on $3 a day in grocery money for a week, as he had been urged to do in an Oregon “food stamp challenge,” could confound the surest cynic. At 66, he was just elected to his second term, with a budget surplus surpassing $1 billion and a legislature controlled by his fellow Democrats. So just what was there to gain politically? Continue Reading