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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 […]

Innovative technology enlisted to help close low income healthy nutrition gap

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 […]

HSM focuses on emerging trend of mobile food shelves

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 […]

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 […]

Senator Tom Bakk Hosts Seventh Annual Food Shelf Fundraiser

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 […]

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