Second Harvest Food Bank

Second Harvest Community Food Bank: 64,000 food insecure individuals during year of the pandemic

The Second Harvest Community Food Bank inf Saint Joseph reports the number of food insecure individuals in its 19-county service area was approximately 45,000 at the beginning of the pandemic. Communications Coordinator Blake Haynes says that number increased to nearly 64,000 during the peak of the pandemic. It has come down slightly. Second Harvest responded […]

Hunger

Missouri Farm Bureau Insurance to sponsor “Home Run Against Hunger”

With 896,570 Missourians labeled as “food insecure” according to the Map the Meal Gap 2016 study, Missouri Farm Bureau Insurance recognizes the need to obtain and distribute food to hungry families across the state. For the fourth consecutive year, insurance agents are accepting donations from April 1, 2019, to April 30, 2019, at their local […]

Backpack Buddies

Backpack Buddies food program at halfway mark in funding for current school year

Backpack Buddies is a supplemental weekend food program through the Grundy County Community Food Pantry for elementary age children that are food insecure. The program is provided for the 36 weeks of the school year and Coordinator Ginny Wikoff reports statistics show one in four children in Grundy County do not know where their next […]

Missouri Farm Bureau

Missouri Farm Bureau teams up with Feeding Missouri to assist food insecure Missourians

With 947,900 Missourians labeled as “food insecure” according to the Map the Meal Gap 2015 study, Missouri Farm Bureau Insurance recognizes the need to obtain and distribute food to hungry families across the state. For the third consecutive year, insurance agents are accepting donations from April 16, 2018, to May 11, 2018, at their local […]