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Minnesota won’t get hit by food-aid cuts in farm deal

From where Byron Laher sits, the economy and the bitter-cold will have a more profound effect on Minnesotans needing food than the reported federal farm bill deal in Washington. Laher is thinking of people whose jobs have been down-sized, like a Target employee he met with Tuesday morning, as well as low-income folks walloped by […]


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 […]


For Immediate Release Contacts: Jill Martinez Hunger Solutions Minnesota 612.227.7906 David Hlavac Bellmont Partners 612.803.3350   HUNGRY FOR CHANGE: HUNGER SOLUTIONS MINNESOTA RELEASES “STATE OF HUNGER” REPORT Despite economic improvements, the need for hunger-related help – particularly for children and families – remains acute throughout the state   ST. PAUL, Minn. (August 13, […]

Partners gather to increase access to food for low-income Minnesotans

August 09, 2013 Contact: Katie Bauer Communications Minnesota Department of Human Services 651-431-2911 At the conference: Jill Martinez Communications Hunger Solutions 612-227-7906 PDF version of news release For the second year, the Food Access Summit, Aug. 13 to 15 in Duluth, Minn., will continue to explore, expand and engage attendees in the discussion of food insecurity […]

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 […]

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