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Minnesota Partners to End Hunger: Standing up for low income Minnesotans at the Capitol

Advocates and champions celebrated policy wins that fight hunger and poverty St. Paul MN—(May 19, 2014)— Today, as the 2014 Minnesota Legislative session came to a close, anti-hunger and poverty advocates and legislators highlighted new policies that will benefit the over 500,000 food insecure Minnesotans. Minnesota Partners to End Hunger hosted a celebration with Minnesota […]

SENATOR FRANKEN, REPRESENTATIVE MCCOLLUM TO HOST HUNGER ROUNDTABLE

Tomorrow leaders will tour food shelf, discuss need for a robust nutrition title in the Farm Bill ST. PAUL, Minn. (August 26, 2013)— Tomorrow, Hunger Solutions Minnesota and the Friends in Need Food Shelf will host Senator Al Franken and Congresswoman Betty McCollum for a discussion on the importance of a nutrition title in the […]

AP: 4 in 5 Americans live in danger of falling into poverty, joblessness

By The Associated Press Four out of 5 U.S. adults struggle with joblessness, near-poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives, a sign of deteriorating economic security and an elusive American dream. Survey data exclusive to The Associated Press points to an increasingly globalized U.S. economy, the widening gap between rich […]

farm bill split hurts poor people

Hunger Solutions Minnesota is deeply disappointed in the Farm Bill just passed by the US House that does not include a nutrition title/Food Stamps It is unfortunate that the United States House broke long-standing, bi-partisan tradition and passed a partial Farm Bill. The nutrition title and food stamps were not included, and the path that […]

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