Heartland Health Monitor
12:54 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Summit In KCK Takes Fighting Hunger Beyond The Food Drive

Oran Hesterman, CEO of the Fair Food Network in Ann Arbor, Mich., held up a miniature replica of a billboard his organization had throughout Detroit advertising its Double Up Food Bucks program for food stamp recipients. Hesterman was in Kansas City, Kan., on Thursday for a food summit.
Credit KCPT

John Hornbeck came to a Thursday forum in Kansas City, Kan., with two cans of green beans.

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.

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5:40 am
Thu September 5, 2013

Number Of Missouri Households Going Hungry On The Rise

Tim Lloyd/St. Louis Public Radio

Originally published on Mon October 21, 2013 4:14 pm

A report released Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) shows the number of Missouri households threatened by hunger has grown over the past three years.

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Up To Date
6:00 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Behind The Scenes At Harvesters


To feed more than 66,000 people every week Harvesters needs an advanced and organized warehouse operation to collect and distribute all this food to over 26 counties.

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6:59 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Hungry Americans Line Up For 'A Place At The Table'

Philadelphia mom Barbie Izquierdo and her kids in "A Place at the Table"
Courtesy Magnolia Pictures

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.

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