Charities Say Need For Giving Higher Than Ever This Holiday SeasonThe Salvation Army says the requests for food boxes are up tenfold since the start of the pandemic and needs across the country are up 15%, and at the same time their revenue from kettle donations could be cut in half.
'We're All In This Together': Local Pro Teams Band Together To Battle Hunger In The CommunityAll of the proceeds from these virtual auction items go straight to Second Harvest Heartland to battle hunger in our community.
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.
Loaves & Fishes Reports Record Breaking July, Serving Half A Million Meals To Minnesotans In NeedA local nonprofit is celebrating a record-breaking July after serving over half a million meals to Minnesotans in need.
Local Chef Donates $5K To Second Harvest Heartland To Fight Minnesota's COVID-19 Hunger CrisisWhile many restaurants are struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic, one owner is giving back to help those affected by hunger.
'The Hungriest Summer': Without Weekly $600 Checks, More Families May Struggle To Put Food On TablesHunger disproportionately affects black, Latin American, and Indigenous families. Officials say they're twice as likely to live with hunger compared to white families during the pandemic.
Minnesota Projected To Experience Hunger Crisis Not Seen Since Great DepressionOne of the nation’s largest food banks says that due to economic hardship brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic Minnesota will face a hunger crisis in the coming months unlike anything seen since the Great Depression.
'Our Farmers Have Never Stopped': Bongards Cheese Teams With USDA To Feed Families Struggling During PandemicA new federal program is helping Minnesota farmers get food on the dinner tables of families in need.
Thousands In Minnesota May Lose SNAP Benefits Under Trump CutsOfficials say one in 11 Minnesotans are food insecure. The first cut to SNAP benefits will go into effect in April.
'Doing Little Things Together Can Create A Much Larger Impact': Minnesotans Volunteer On MLK Day"Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'" That's what Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said years ago. Across the Twin Cities, people showed what a few hours and a few hundred hands can do.
Food Concerns Mount As Government Shutdown ContinuesAs day 28 of the federal shutdown comes to a close, fears of the continued strain on food shelves and federal food assistance programs grows.
Gov. Dayton Signs Bonding Bill, But Isn't Happy About ItGovernor Mark Dayton has signed the majority of this year's bonding bill, despite having serious concerns over the amount of money it dedicates to certain projects.
Sen. Tina Smith Pushes Back Against Food Stamp ChangesDemocratic Senator Tina Smith was at Second Harvest Heartland in St. Paul Saturday.
General Mills Battling Food Waste With New AppThe General Mills Foundation donated $1 million to Feeding America for the development of a technology platform called "Meal Connect."
Don't Forget the Food ShelvesIt's easy to get swept away by things like the Super Bowl and the Olympics, but there are still needs to be filled in our community.