Eight-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 is being honored with the 2015 Service to Community award from the National Association of Broadcasters — one of the more prestigious in the industry.
Minnesota 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.
A 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.
You’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.
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.
WCCO 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.
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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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.
Issues 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.
Thursday 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.
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A wide-ranging group of anti-hunger advocates praised the just-ended Minnesota legislature Monday for making significant progress to help half a million hungry Minnesotans.
Mail carriers will be doing more than just delivering letters on Saturday. They’ll also be picking up groceries. Their efforts are going to be taken in conjunction with “Stamp Out Hunger” Day.
We know some people can get grouchy when they’re hungry. Now a new study is providing evidence that hunger and anger seem to go hand in hand — especially if you are married. The study is getting a lot of attention because voodoo dolls were used to measure how husbands and wives felt about each other at the end of the day.
WCCO Radio announced Thursday it raised more than $250,000 to fight hunger in its one-day “Let’s Kick Hunger” event at the Mall of America. The station raised $250,181 on the day, which brought the five-year total for the fundraising campaign to more than $1 million.
In its 11th year staging the annual Hunger Mission Radiothon, NewsRadio 830 WCCO managed to raise nearly $200,000 to benefit the Union Gospel Mission. The Radiothon was held at the Mall of America Rotunda on Tuesday from 5:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Lydia Botham of the Land O Lakes Foundation joins Dave.
This Saturday is Make a Difference Day, which organizers call the “largest national day of community service,” with millions of volunteers worldwide working together to help someone in need. One local person who has been striving to make a difference on a daily basis is Allan Law.
Land O’ Lakes is one of the world leaders in combating hunger.
Wearing orange on Thursday can help get peoples’ attention for a good cause. September is Hunger Awareness Month, and Second Harvest Heartland is hosting Go Orange Day. You might not see it but 600,000 thousand Minnesotans and residents of western Wisconsin are at risk of missing a meal every day.
A new Twin Cities charity has a powerful idea that will allow you to feed the hungry both locally and around the world, and all you have to do is have dinner.
Join Chad and the rest of the hosts at WCCO Thursday at the MOA to Kick Hunger!
Every day in Minnesota, many families struggle to put enough food on the table. On Thursday, you can help them by donating money to fill up local food shelves.