Missouri Needs a Food Insecurity Task Force

Missouri Needs a Food Insecurity Task Force

One of the biggest challenges when it comes to tackling food insecurity in Missouri is understanding why it exists. On the surface, it seems counter-intuitive. Our unemployment rates are usually below the national average and our farmers are second to none when it...
Missouri Needs a Food Insecurity Task Force

Impact of COVID-19 on Hunger in Missouri

Food banks spend time and resources preparing for emergencies. We plan. We simulate and collaborate. We try to ensure that we are ready for the worst scenarios. There was no way we could have seen COVID-19 coming. Spikes in demand? Sure, we’ve seen those before. But...
Missouri Needs a Food Insecurity Task Force

Staying Healthy As You Age

By Jennifer McGregor Staying healthy is important no matter your age. Proper nutrition is but one building block you need to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Eating the right foods loaded with vitamins and minerals to keep your body going is something you have been...
Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

Hunger exists in every county in Missouri. This means we have a lot of households where at least one person is not getting an adequate amount of food each day. If you had to guess which member of a family is most likely to miss meals in order to ensure other family...