Are you a paycheck away from a food pantry? You’re not alone. Dr. Oz exposes an epidemic that no one wants to talk about: hunger. Meet the American families struggling to keep food on the table.

Click here for Part 1 of The Face of Hunger in America.

Click here for Part 2 of The Face of Hunger in America.

Click here for Part 4 of The Face of Hunger in America.

Click here to donate to fight hunger. 

Click here to find a food drive in your community. 

Dr. Oz wants to hear your ideas on how to make a difference. Share your hunger-fighting ideas on Twitter. Use #DrOzHunger in your post to help raise awareness.

And if you want to help the families featured on The Dr. Oz Show, you can find their information below:

Orlando, Florida: The Thompsons 

c/o Tammy Thompson 

Po Box 117076
Winter Garden FL 34777


Tulsa, Oklahoma: The Whites 

White Family Support Trust  

P.O. Box 21228 Dept #175 

Tulsa OK 74121 


Hunger Heroes 


Back Pack Program: Winston-Salem, North Carolina: Pam Belk 

Communities in Schools of Lexington   

P.O. Box 177  

Lexington, NC 27293
Donors can specify: Backpack program at Lexington Middle School or if not specified, donations will go to general backpack fund spread amongst all schools in Lexington.

Food Pantry: Los Angeles, California: Linda Hoon
Mountain View Family Development Food Pantry

c/o Linda Hoon
Resource Office
8833 Palmetto Av
Fontana CA 92335

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