Rushing to the scene of emergencies and disasters, Passarelli and her Soup Ladies nourish the helpers.
Sheri Fink, author of 'Five Days At Memorial,' talks about the five horrific days in 2005, during which hurricane Katrina and its aftermath kept healthcare workers and patients trapped in Memorial Hospital in New Orleans.
In May, 86,720 more Americans applied to the federal food stamps program. The swelling participation in the food stamps program shows that Americans are still feeling the effects of the prolonged economic downturn.
As the economic downturn stretches on, more Americans are participating in the federal food stamp program, SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program). In April alone, the total number of food stamp recipients increased by 2.75 percent from one year ago.