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Archive: June 5, 2007

In 12 percent of Colorado households, having enough food on the table isn't a given. Today is National Hunger Awareness Day and State Rep. John Kefalas is one of a number of Coloradans taking part in the "Food Stamp Challenge" by trying to eat off just $25 a week. “It's a way to help people ...Read More

Tens of thousands of Iowa families receive some sort of government food assistance every year. Karen Ford has been at the helm of the Food Bank of Iowa for the last quarter century, and she says many Iowans are facing a dire situation as the nation marks "Hunger Awareness Day" today. “Peopl ...Read More

Today is "Hunger Awareness Day." Colleen Moriarty with Hunger Solutions Minnesota explains that it's designed to remind us that not everyone has enough to eat. “Hunger continues to be a pressing issue in many parts of our country and in Minnesota, where we're seeing the amount of people who ...Read More

Odds are, you have far more hungry neighbors than the average American. On this “National Hunger Awareness Day,” Jasmin Holmstrup with Roadrunner Food Bank in Albuquerque says part of the goal is to remind New Mexicans that they live in the hungriest state in the country. “Here in ...Read More

The face of hunger in Ohio may be a surprise to many. On this "National Hunger Awareness Day," the state's food banks are drawing attention to the growing problem of hunger in Ohio, which they say is affecting a growing number of working families. Lisa Hamler-Fugitt with the Ohio Association of S ...Read More

Despite Oregon's successful efforts to reduce its hunger rate, there are still thousands of residents going without. During today's “National Hunger Awareness Day,” hunger prevention advocates are calling on Congress to focus more funding on two anti-hunger programs within the farm bill: ...Read More

North Dakota farmers and ranchers have a new source of income, thanks to the Chicago Climate exchange. The North Dakota Farmers Union's carbon credit program pays farmers who trap the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide in the ground by doing things like maintaining grasslands, practicing no-till agricul ...Read More

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