food http://kios.org en Report shows fewer summer meal program sites available http://kios.org/post/report-shows-fewer-summer-meal-program-sites-available <p>There were fewer sites serving summer meals to children last year, according to a new report.</p><p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 48612 at http://kios.org Summer meal program seeks to serve the needs of Council Bluffs children and families http://kios.org/post/summer-meal-program-seeks-serve-needs-council-bluffs-children-and-families <p>Children and families in Council Bluffs have ten places to get summer meals through July. Fri, 14 Jun 2013 06:00:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 31477 at http://kios.org Feeding Nebraska's Kids http://kios.org/post/feeding-nebraskas-kids <p>25 Nebraska counties have schools that are eligible to participate in the free and reduced price lunch program, but currently have no summer feeding programs.&nbsp;</p><p>Kate Bolz, Executive Director for Nebraska Appleseed, says a <a href="http://www.education.ne.gov/ns/index.html">new grant program </a>recently approved in the legislature offers non-profit organizations the opportunity to bridge that gap.&nbsp;</p><p>She says Senator Norm Wallman introduced the legislation because 1 in 5 children in Nebraska is food insecure.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 12:06:06 +0000 Cheril Lee 22850 at http://kios.org Feeding Nebraska's Kids With holidays approaching, Salvation Army looks to stock its food pantry shelves http://kios.org/post/holidays-approaching-salvation-army-looks-stock-its-food-pantry-shelves <p>The <a href="http://www.givesalvationarmy.org">Salvation Army of Omaha</a> says requests for assistance from its food pantry are up 41 percent over the past three years. Wed, 24 Oct 2012 19:22:21 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 20992 at http://kios.org With holidays approaching, Salvation Army looks to stock its food pantry shelves 50,000 pounds of food the goal of anti-hunger initiative in Omaha schools http://kios.org/post/50000-pounds-food-goal-anti-hunger-initiative-omaha-schools <p>Omaha area elementary and middle schools will participate in an anti-hunger initiative for the second year. Thu, 13 Sep 2012 16:47:23 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 19155 at http://kios.org Vilsack: drought isn't affecting food prices http://kios.org/post/vilsack-drought-isnt-affecting-food-prices <p>U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the drought isn&#39;t contributing to higher food prices&mdash;at least not yet. Mon, 13 Aug 2012 13:17:42 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 17599 at http://kios.org Vilsack: drought isn't affecting food prices