'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.
Minnesota Mail Carriers Working To 'Stamp Out Hunger'Thousands of letter carriers across the metro are helping fight hunger one stop at a time.
Second Harvest Heartland Seeks VolunteersA Minneapolis-based nonprofit is seeking new volunteers for the new year. Every day, Second Harvest Heartland needs more than 300 volunteers to help get food to people in need.
Wild Hosts State Of Hockey Food DriveEvery years since 2000, the Minnesota Wild has hosted an annual food drive. This year, they are turning it into a state wide initiative.
Help Feed Minnesota Seniors In NeedFor 1 in 12 Minnesota seniors it can be a struggle to find essential food resources that are important for one’s health. That’s why WCCO has partnered with Second Harvest Heartland, UnitedHealthcare and the Minnesota Vikings to help provide seniors with the nutritious food and resources they need.
Second Harvest Heartland Takes Part In Hunger Action MonthSecond Harvest Heartland is marking its 15th anniversary this fall. Since its beginning, the St. Paul-based food bank has helped to improve the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in Minnesota and western Wisconsin.