hunger http://kcur.org en Summit In KCK Takes Fighting Hunger Beyond The Food Drive http://kcur.org/post/summit-kck-takes-fighting-hunger-beyond-food-drive <p>John Hornbeck came to a Thursday forum in Kansas City, Kan., with two cans of green beans.</p><p>His point was to illustrate that solving hunger isn’t as simple as merely providing someone something to eat — especially when health is thrown into the mix.</p> Fri, 02 May 2014 17:54:37 +0000 Mike Sherry 55133 at http://kcur.org Summit In KCK Takes Fighting Hunger Beyond The Food Drive Number Of Missouri Households Going Hungry On The Rise http://kcur.org/post/number-missouri-households-going-hungry-rise A report released Wednesday by the <a href="http://usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome">U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)</a> shows the number of Missouri households threatened by hunger has grown over the past three years.<p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">While the national average shows 14.7 percent of American homes had low or very low food security between 2010 and 2012, Missouri's average is 16.7 percent, or about one out of six households. &#160;That's up from 15 percent during the 2007-2009 survey period. Thu, 05 Sep 2013 10:40:05 +0000 Marshall Griffin 43129 at http://kcur.org Number Of Missouri Households Going Hungry On The Rise Behind The Scenes At Harvesters http://kcur.org/post/behind-scenes-harvesters <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">To feed more than 66,000 people every week&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.harvesters.org/Index.asp?~=" style="line-height: 1.5;">Harvesters</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;needs an advanced and organized warehouse operation to collect and distribute all this food to over 26 counties.</span> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Steve Kraske & Kaitlin Brennan 37906 at http://kcur.org Behind The Scenes At Harvesters Hungry Americans Line Up For 'A Place At The Table' http://kcur.org/post/hungry-americans-line-place-table <p>A young Philadelphia mother of two takes pains to make her food stamps stretch to that barren fourth month, when even cans of ravioli are scarce. Fri, 15 Mar 2013 11:59:00 +0000 Steve Walker 33400 at http://kcur.org Hungry Americans Line Up For 'A Place At The Table'