Quote of the Day 4/15/2015

“The results of this study show us that the face of hunger may be closer than we think. Many of our neighbors seeking food assistance have jobs, raise families and want to stand on their own two feet, just like the rest of us. Too often, they are forced to make difficult decisions in order to keep food on the table.”

– Rodney Bivens, executive director of the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, speaking about a new study by the food bank showing that 1 in 6 Oklahomans turn to food pantries and meal service programs to feed themselves and their families (Source)


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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