Food Banks Need More Help Than Ever Feeding Families In Need This Holiday SeasonWhile Minnesotans are finalizing their Thanksgiving menus, many families are struggling just to put food on the table. COVID-19 has also made the holidays more difficult for those families facing job losses, mental health struggles, drug and alcohol addictions.
'Stick By Our Side': Food Shelves Urge Communities To Donate Heading Into HolidaysHigh prices and low supply hurts everyone, individuals, families, and organizations serving those in need. This holiday season is similar to 2020, the pandemic is still taking its toll.
'Here To End Local Hunger': New Food Pantry Opens In HudsonFamilies in need now have another resource to get food in western Wisconsin. At the new St. Croix Valley Food Bank in Hudson, empty shelves are filling up.
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.
M Health Fairview Staff Donates $100K To Second Harvest Heartland: ‘It’s Good To Do Something That’s Bigger Than Ourselves’M Health Fairview staff is giving back to the community this holiday season with a large donation to a Twin Cities food bank.
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.