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New Feeding America Study Finds that 5.5 Million Seniors Faced Hunger in 2021
“…if the current rate of senior food insecurity does not improve, then more than 7 million seniors could be food insecure.”
USDA Warns of Scams Targeting SNAP Recipients
“These households rely on their monthly benefits to buy food for themselves and their families…what these thieves are doing is deplorable,”
The Feeding Missouri Board of Directors names Heather Hargrove as new executive director for the organization
The Feeding Missouri Board of Directors has named Heather Hargrove the new executive director for the organization. Columbia, MO – The Feeding Missouri Board of Directors has named Heather Hargrove the new executive director for the organization. Feeding Missouri is a...
New Missouri hunger study highlights challenges faced by hunger-relief agencies and the people they serve
Many Missourians are facing record-high food, energy, and gas prices and for food pantry guests this means difficult choices have to be made to make ends meet. As the FAHH 2021 study points out 46% of pantry visitors had to choose between food and utilities, 38% had to decide between buying food or paying for medicine/medical care, 34% had to choose either paying for housing or food.
Dr. Alan Wessler receives Feeding Missouri Hunger Hero Award
Feeding Missouri presented its first ever Hunger Hero award during the 2021 Governor’s Conference on Agriculture. Dr. Alan Wessler received this award for his dedication and service to feeding children and engaging partners in the fight against hunger in Missouri.
Feeding Missouri to Support Drive to Feed Kids “Hogs for Hunger”
Will purchase pigs at Missouri State Fair for donation to Missouri food banks Feeding Missouri, the network of Missouri Food Banks, will support the Missouri Farmers Care Foundation’s Drive to Feed Kids by purchasing hogs at the Missouri State Fair for donation to the...