How to Feed the Hungry: Overcoming Psychosocial Barriers

Assistant Professor of Psychology Stephanie Swales, along with Associate Professor of Economics Tammy Leonard, Assistant Professor of Mathematics David Andrews and Assistant Professor of Human Sciences Carla Pezzia, is part of the Community Assistance Research (CARe) project, which UD facilitates along with the University of Texas Southwestern and the University of Texas at Dallas. CARe finds community agencies and services…

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Crossroads Winter 2017 Newsletter

We are so thankful for all of our donors, volunteers and partners! Without you we could not accomplish our mission of nourishing our community’s low-income families. THANK YOU to everyone who has already given a year-end donation.  There is still time to make a holiday gift!  Please click here to make a difference in the lives of the low-income families we serve. Every $50 you invest…

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Understanding the Connections: Food Insecurity and Obesity

While all segments of the U.S. population are affected by obesity, food insecure and low-income people can be especially vulnerable due to the additional risk factors associated with inadequate resources and under-resourced communities. This brief first will highlight research on food insecurity and obesity, and then explore why food insecurity and obesity can co-exist. What Does the Research Say About…

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