In Memphis, specifically, why are there so many hungry people? Is it money? Logisitcs? Access? – Where is the biggest need from this room? Money or time?
Memphis has a high poverty rate, due to a number of factors including the lack of major employers with good paying jobs, low education levels, declines in farming and agriculture businesses (the industry Memphis was built on) and the slow rate of economic recovery. Poverty and hunger go hand in hand…….