In this episode of “10 ideas to make the world less hungry,” reporter Ben Muir talks with Ellie Hollander, chief executive officer of Meals on Wheels America.
The non-profit organization feeds people through more than 5,000 independent programs across the United States. The struggle to hamper hunger begins with acknowledging “starvation as a pandemic behind closed doors,” she says. Rather than a new policy or innovation, fixing hunger might mean committing to ideas that already work.Hollander thinks investing in Meals on Wheels to reach millions of homebound seniors is important.
Listen to the full interview here, and check back next week for a new idea.