8-Year-Old Organizes Major Fundraiser To Help Fight HungerEight-year-old Sanya Pirani helped raise more than $17,000 for the nonprofit "Feed My Starving Children." The organization packs and ships meals to families worldwide.
WCCO Radio Honored For Fight Against HungerWCCO Radio is being honored with the 2015 Service to Community award from the National Association of Broadcasters -- one of the more prestigious in the industry.
MN FoodShare Teams With 'Bizarre Foods' Star To Fill Food ShelvesMinnesota Food Share is working to restock food shelves across the state for the Minnesota Food Share March Campaign. It's the largest food and fund drive in the state of Minnesota. They're hoping to raise more than half the food distributed by 300 food shelves throughout the year.
Minnesota Group Holds Food Drive For Ebola Orphans In AfricaA Minnesota group is hosting a food drive to help children who have been left orphaned and neglected by the Ebola outbreak in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. The Minnesota African Task Force Against Ebola will be collecting food from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center.
Shopping Hungry Will Empty Your Wallet, Study SaysYou've heard the advice, don't grocery shop on an empty stomach. Now a new study from the University of Minnesota says that's not the only kind of shopping you should avoid if you're hungry.
New Ordway Show Feeds Viewers Message About Hunger A show at the Ordway Center in St. Paul this weekend has an unusual name and a powerful message. It's called "Full Still Hungry" and uses dancers, costumes and a live band to spark a meaningful conversation about food.
Let's Kick Hunger Radiothon Raises Over $235KWCCO would like to thank everyone out there for helping make this year's Let's Kick Hunger radiothon a big success. More than $235,000 was raised for Second Harvest Heartland, an accomplishment that Minnesotans should feel very proud of.
Twin Cities Businesses Help To ‘Scare Hunger’Kids will be trick or treating for more than just candy on Halloween this week. Many will be collecting non-perishable food items for "We Scare Hunger" -- a drive to help fill food banks sponsored by Free the Children. But some adults are getting a head start. The doctor's office can be a scary place, but Entira Family Clinics are helping to scare away hunger.
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Minn. Students Take On Raising 200,000 Lbs. Of Food For 'We Scare Hunger' On a night that's devoted to costumes, candy and finding ways to be scary, we're now seeing kids showing concern about something that's truly horrifying: hunger. It's an effort called "We Scare Hunger" and it's led by the same people who started We Day.
Somali Group Pushes For Non-Pork Food ShelfIssues of poverty and hunger in the Somali-American Community has many searching for a food shelf that provides non-pork products. Many say there are no food shelves that provide healthy products that do not compromise their religious beliefs. Food shelves can be a life line for people dealing with poverty and hunger.
Help Fight Hunger With Second Harvest HeartlandThursday is Hunger Action Day around the country, meaning you'll see plenty of people wearing orange in an effort to fight hunger. Orange is the national color to raise awareness about fighting hunger.