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Carey Morgan

Executive Director

Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger

Direct Phone: (215) ***-**** ext. ***       

Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger

1725 Fairmount Ave. Unit 102

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130

United States

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Background Information

Employment History

Program Director, Financial Empowerment Centers
City of Philadelphia

Executive Director
Coalition Against Hunger

Program Manager
The Financial Empowerment Centers

Partner
Witnesses

Special Assistant To the CPO
American Red Cross Southeastern

Affiliations

Board Member
Pennsylvania

Education

Bachelor
History
Georgetown University

Master
Sustainable Development
SIT Graduate Institute

Web References (193 Total References)


Press Room

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Summary:  Free summer meals for Philly kids help families fill the gap during summer months. June 23, 2012 By John Ostapkovich

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - The city of Philadelphia is backing a major program to fill the summer food gap.

Carey Morgan, executive director of the Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger, says the summer can be and should be a carefree time, but it can also be a hungry time.

"So many of our children rely on school food services, but what happens when school is over?

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Or text "MEAL" to 84700. June 18, 2012 During the regular school year, many low-income students count on eating free or reduced-price meals at school.

Carey Morgan, the executive director of the Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger, said that when school is out, kids face higher risks of hunger and malnutrition.

This summer presents an additional challenge, she said, because the school district has had to cut back.
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Press Room | Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger

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Families use these to meet their basic needs," says Coalition Executive Director Carey Morgan.

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Coalition Executive Director Carey Morgan talks with WHYY's Dave Heller about the impact of the state budget on the livelihoods of Pennsylvania's neediest residents.
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"It's stunningly terrible," said Carey Morgan, Coalition Executive Director.
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"Hunger keeps kids from reaching their full potential," said Carey Morgan, the Coalition's Executive Director.


Pennsylvania’s First Congressional District scores high on hunger scale- again | Philabundance

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"Whether we're fourth or second, it's nothing to be proud of," said Carey Morgan, executive director of the Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger.

And because Congress is considering cutting aid to Head Start as well as to programs that help poor women and children, she said, "even more will go hungry."
Morgan added, "It's appalling we have this hunger problem at all."


Phila.-Area District 2nd-Hungriest in U.S., Study Says | Philabundance

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After studying the FRAC report, Carey Morgan, executive director of the Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger, said she was not surprised to see the numbers.

Like Chilton, she said government officials should be made accountable to "enact responsible policy" to aid the poor - such as helping women on welfare receive more support for child care so they can go to work.
"What's particularly troubling is the hardship numbers around children," she said.


Policy News | Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger

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(July 29, 2012) The Morning Show with Bill Anderson interviews Coalition Director Carey Morgan about free summer meals for kids in Philadelphia and other programs that can help families make ends meet.

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(February 2, 2012) "An asset test is a complete waste of Pennsylvania taxpayers' money at a time when our state can't afford to squander any of its resources," said Coalition Director Carey Morgan.
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(September 14, 2011) "Ultimately, we need policies that invest in Americans rather than depleting it of jobs, and education, and resources," said Coalition Director Carey Morgan.
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Families use these to meet their basic needs," says Coalition Executive Director Carey Morgan. "It's so much easier to fall into poverty than it is to get out." INQUIRER: Criticism for cuts to programs that help people get off welfare (July 4, 2011) Advocates react to the Corbett administration's controversial last-minute measure that shifts control of welfare funding from the legislature to his administration. WHYY: Newsworks Tonight (June 30, 2011) Coalition Executive Director Carey Morgan talks with WHYY's Dave Heller about the impact of the state budget on the livelihoods of Pennsylvania's neediest residents.
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(June 28, 2011) "It's stunningly terrible," said Carey Morgan, Coalition Executive Director.
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(June 23, 2011) "Hunger keeps kids from reaching their full potential," said Carey Morgan, the Coalition's Executive Director.
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WMMR: Coalition Director Carey Morgan (March 31, 2011) Public Affairs host Markus Goldman talks with Morgan about the April 9th Walk+Run Against Hunger, the growing need in in our community and how we can all make a difference in the fight against hunger.
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COMCAST NEWSMAKERS: Interview with Coalition Executive Director Carey Morgan
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(March 3, 2011) With so many people still struggling after the recession, Coalition Executive Director Carey Morgan reminds lawmakers to protect vital programs that help families put food on their tables.
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(January 19, 2011) "As people continue to lose jobs and fail to find new ones, hunger becomes a central issue in their lives," noted Carey Morgan, executive director of the Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger. DELCOTIMES: Editorial: Some Pennsylvanians going hungry in 2011
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(November 5, 2010) "It's an unstable system," said Coalition Executive Director Carey Morgan.
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(August 11, 2010) Carey Morgan appears on BBC World Business News and Fox Business News to discuss the Senate's decision to slash $14 billion from the food stamp (SNAP) program to fund other priorities. POLITICO: Dems digest food stamp cuts (August 10, 2010) ‎"Hungry kids can't learn and hungry kids get sick. Executive Director, Carey Morgan on cutting food stamp (SNAP) funding to pay for Medicaid and teachers' salaries. Senate Cuts $14B from Food Stamps (August 6, 2010) Benefits slashed to fund Child Nutrition, teachers' salaries and state Medicaid programs. WHYY: Local advocates upset by cuts to food stamp program (August 5, 2010) Executive Director Carey Morgan explains why Americans can't afford a $12 billion cut to food stamps (SNAP).
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(February 19, 2010) Coalition Executive Director Carey Morgan responds to an article about the public's perceptions of those living in poverty. NY TIMES: Once Stigmatized, Food Stamps Find Acceptance (February 11, 2010) After a U-turn in the politics of poverty, food stamps, a program once scorned as "welfare," enjoys broad new support. PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER: Philadelphia-area district 2nd hungriest in U.S., study says (January 26, 2010) Pennsylvania's First Congressional District is the second hungriest in the nation. Coalition Executive Director Carey Morgan calls on government officials to enact sound policies to help end hunger. PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER: Poverty in Philadelphia suburbs up nearly 1% (January 20, 2010) Poverty increased nearly 1 percent in Philadelphia's suburbs between 2000 and 2008, partly because of two recessions, according to a report being released by the Brookings Institution. NEW YORK TIMES: Food Stamp Use Soars, Stigma Fades (November 29, 2009) With a record number of Americans now using food stamps, this public nutrition program has become more important and socially accepted than ever. PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER: Letter to the Editor - In America, hunger is still severe problem (November 29, 2009) Executive Director, Carey Morgan, joins with other anti-hunger advocates to address inaccuracies in Charles Lane's response to the USDA's food security report.
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(November 18, 2009) Executive Director, Carey Morgan says Americans must tell legislators that food insecurity is a major issue in the community.
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(September 17, 2009) Coalition Executive Director Carey Morgan discusses the U.S. Census Bureau's latest data on poverty and what it means for hunger in Philadelphia on Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane.

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