Cross Currents Home
サーチ:
資料 | 当サイトについて | English site
ホーム 日本について学ぶ 日米について学ぶ 米国について学ぶ

ボロンテアー
ボロンテアー
  1. 平和部隊:米国政府ボランティアプログラム
  2. 平和部隊:米国政府ボランティアプログラム
  3. フードバンク:食糧銀行
  4. ボーイスカウト/ガールスカウト
  5. リサイクル
  6. PTA:保護者と教師の会
  7. NPO:非営利団体
  8. ネイバーフッド・ウオッチ:地域住民による自警団
Listen in 英語 | 日本語 言語:  英語 | 日本語
men in baseball caps and piles of food cartons
Americorps volunteers inspect6 food at the Road Runner Food Bank in Albuquerque, New Mexico, before distributing it to needy residents.
Photo courtesy of the United States Department of Agriculture. Photo by Ken Hammond
Food Banks
Food banks provide the nation’s needy with the nourishment they need to survive. They collect food from generous businesses, organizations, and individuals who are willing to donate food. About 10% of America’s population is “food insecure,” or at risk of going hungry. About 11% of California’s population is food insecure and 12% of Louisiana’s population is food insecure. Of those who receive assistance, approximately 13 million are children and 20 percent are seniors. Once national and state organizations collect food, the food is distributed to local homeless shelters and food pantries. Local organizations maintain food pantries for those in need. Usually, individuals or families can go to a food pantry to choose food of their choice. Cities, states, schools, and other organizations hold food drives to collect food and money that is used to sustain food banks and pantries. However, in some states, food banks lack the necessary food to feed the community. To encourage donations, the U.S. government provides tax credits to those who donate food, money, and goods to relief agencies.
ポッドキャスト ダウンロード:  英語 | 日本語
文書 | ビデオクリップ | 図表 | 写真 | 地図