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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 […]
Press Conference to celebrate Legislative policy advancements that benefit low income/hungry Minnesotans
MINNESOTA PARTNERS TO END HUNGER MEDIA ALERT Alleviating hunger by fighting for fair food policy What: Press Conference to celebrate Legislative policy advancements that benefit low income/hungry Minnesotans Who: Minnesota Partners to End Hunger Speakers: Sen. Melisa Franzen Rep. Jeanne Poppe Sen. Lyle Koenen Sen. Kent Eken Sen. Jeff Hayden […]
Innovative technology enlisted to help close low income healthy nutrition gap Twin Cities Hunger Initiative, local food shelves and technology solutions company team up to provide free produce (St. Paul, MN April 1, 2014) — Starting this week, local nonprofits are joining forces with Solutran, a privately-held technology solutions company, to bring free and healthy […]
We know that there is a service gap for food insecure Minnesotans that have mobility challenges. Maybe they cannot drive or do not own a vehicle. Perhaps they live in a remote area that is miles away from a food shelf. A few progressive food shelves have begun to meet their hungry neighbors where they […]
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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 […]
The conference agreement includes several provisions that would affect nutrition programs other than SNAP, such as increased funding for food banks through The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) and community food grants, as well as a number of new pilots. See full interpretation from our friends at the Center on Budget.
Governor Dayton Also Attended to Benefit Hunger Solutions Minnesota St. Paul – Last night, December 19, State Senator Tom Bakk (DFL-Cook) hosted the seventh annual “Stock the Shelves” fundraiser for Arrowhead Region food shelves. The event was from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at The Liffey Irish Pub in downtown St. Paul. Governor Mark Dayton also […]