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New Missouri hunger study highlights challenges faced by hunger-relief agencies and the people they serve

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.

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Dr. Alan Wessler receives Feeding Missouri Hunger Hero Award

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.

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Feeding Missouri to Support Drive to Feed Kids “Hogs for Hunger”

Are you a College Student Struggling to Afford Food?

You might be eligible for grocery food cards up to $234/month from the SNAP program during COVID. Students with spouses or children may be eligible for more.* Most low income students who meet any of the following are SNAP eligible including: Students in community...

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Celebrating #WomensHistoryMonth

Celebrating #WomensHistoryMonth

“When I first came to the St. James Food Pantry, I really did not want to live" - Cathy Moore. Cathy was living in Chicago, IL and needed help. On one of her darkest days, Cathy Moore thought her only solution was to end her life. Her husband had left her. She felt...

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