Food bank client Jamie Senik takes a break near her garden plot sponsored by the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona. She grows food for herself and her diabetic mother.
Howard Buffet on his 1,400-acre research farm in Wilcox, Ariz. Buffett, the son of billionaire investor Warren, is working to find permanent solutions to the world's hunger problems.
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Jasmine Chestnut at her internship at the Center for American Progress in Washington. An at-risk student, Chestnut had almost given up on college when a nonprofit network supported by the government's Social Innovation Fund helped her get back on track.