'The Need Is At Historic Highs': Twin Cities Food Group Struggles To Find VolunteersIt starts in the ground - then ends up on store shelves. But somewhere in between, fresh produce gets expensive. WCCO found out how an organization called "Food Group" is taking a different spin on giving away food - and they could use some extra help.
Second Harvest Heartland Works To Keep Kids Fed During Summer MonthsOne in seven kids in Minnesota faces hunger. Now there's an effort to make sure no child goes hungry during the summer months.
Groups Band Together To Donate Food To 350+ Low Income Families In North MinneapolisIn North Minneapolis, a large food distribution effort is going on to provide good nutrition to families in need. It's the second of three large distribution efforts.
Walz, Flanagan Announce $12 Million Effort To Combat Hunger In Minnesota Amid COVID-19Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan on Wednesday announced a $12 million effort to combat hunger in Minnesota in the wake of COVID-19.
App Offers Minnesota Kids Free, Nutritious Summer MealsSummer Eats Minnesota is the first program of its kind in the nation.
Despite Low Unemployment, 2017 Had A Record Number Of Food Shelf VisitsLast year, Minnesotans reportedly visited food shelves 3.4 million times, a record in state history.
Minnesota Lawmakers Form Group To Curb Child HungerMinnesota State lawmakers are forming a bipartisan Child Hunger Caucus at the Capitol.
Northwestern Health Sciences Hosts Fundraiser To Fight HungerNorthwestern Health Sciences University students hosted an "Empty Bowls" lunch on Sunday.
WCCO Radio Raises $260K To Fight HungerToo many Minnesota children went to bed hungry tonight. That's why WCCO Radio teamed up with its partners for "Let's Kick Hunger Day."
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.