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  • New Mexico has highest rates of childhood hunger, study says

    New Mexico has highest rates of childhood hunger, study says
    TUCSON -- Children in the Southwest are especially vulnerable to hunger, according to a new study ranking New Mexico as having the highest rates of childhood hunger in the nation. New Mexico is the most food-insecure state for youths in the nation,...
  • Stamp Out Hunger this Saturday: How you can help

    Stamp Out Hunger is taking place Saturday -- that's what that brown paper bag in your mailbox was all about! It's easy to participate in this annual food drive spearheaded by the U.S. Postal Service. Just take a few moments to peek into your cupboards...
  • 10,000 Pounds of Free Food Served in Muskegon

    10,000 Pounds of Free Food Served in Muskegon
    The sun wasn’t even up Saturday, and a line starting forming for a free food giveaway Saturday outside of First Congregational UCC, 1201 Jefferson, downtown Muskegon. “5:15 in the morning and there was only just a couple of people down here...
  • Poverty line doesn't begin to cover those who need help

    Thank you to Dan Rodricks for his recent column "Our official national lie" (Aug. 8), which highlighted the discrepancy between the federal poverty line and what real families can actually afford. A recent study by Feeding America, the nation's largest...
  • Food Bank Distributing Energy Efficient Light Bulbs

    Food Bank Distributing Energy Efficient Light Bulbs
    The Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank will begin distributing free compact fluorescent light bulbs to families in need starting Tuesday. Each family will receive two bulbs in their weekly food packages, along with information on their benefits and...
  • South Florida businesses and employees rally for holiday giving

    South Florida businesses and employees rally for holiday giving
    Partnerships between businesses and nonprofits that zero in on specific needs can be very impactful, says Kathleen Cannon, president of United Way of Broward. "And the holidays bring out additional feelings from people who want to help," she said. Here is...
  • Postal workers collecting nonperishable food donations May 11

    Postal workers collecting nonperishable food donations May 11
    The National Association of Letter Carriers will conduct its annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Saturday, May 11. The nation's 175,000 letter carriers will collect nonperishable food donations on that day as they deliver mail along their postal routes. It...
  • Number of people on food stamps jumps in South Florida

    Number of people on food stamps jumps in South Florida
    The number of South Floridians on food stamps continued to climb in October with even Broward adding 2,000 more people to the rolls despite its September decline that had been the first drop in more than five years, state officials said. In all, more...
  • Fox59 partners with Mayor Ballard to Pack the Pantries

    Fox59 partners with Mayor Ballard to Pack the Pantries
    Fox59 and Indianapolis Greg Ballard are on a mission to fight hunger. The mayor launched Pack the Pantries Tuesday morning, the fifth year of the initiative to increase awareness about hunger. The program calls on local businesses, organizations and...
  • Pack the Pantries initiative to fight hunger

    Pack the Pantries initiative to fight hunger
    Fox59 and Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard are calling all citizens to join in the fight against hunger by helping to Pack the Pantries. In its fifth year, the mayor’s initiative for increasing awareness and a call-to-action to local organizations,...
  • Future Farmers of America work to end hunger in Central Indiana, Haiti

    Future Farmers of America work to end hunger in Central Indiana, Haiti
    Future Farmers of America members are fighting hunger in Central Indiana as a part of their 85th National Convention in Indianapolis. Wednesday, more than 10,000 FFA members, teachers, alumni and volunteers packaged food at Lucas Oil Stadium with the...