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Nebraska
1:00 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Report shows fewer summer meal program sites available

There were fewer sites serving summer meals to children last year, according to a new report.

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Health/Medical
1:00 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Summer meal program seeks to serve the needs of Council Bluffs children and families

Children and families in Council Bluffs have ten places to get summer meals through July.

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Education
6:06 am
Thu December 6, 2012

Feeding Nebraska's Kids

By www.guardian.co.uk

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. 

Kate Bolz, Executive Director for Nebraska Appleseed, says a new grant program recently approved in the legislature offers non-profit organizations the opportunity to bridge that gap. 

She says Senator Norm Wallman introduced the legislation because 1 in 5 children in Nebraska is food insecure. 

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Omaha
2:22 pm
Wed October 24, 2012

With holidays approaching, Salvation Army looks to stock its food pantry shelves

The Salvation Army of Omaha says requests for assistance from its food pantry are up 41 percent over the past three years.

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Government
11:47 am
Thu September 13, 2012

50,000 pounds of food the goal of anti-hunger initiative in Omaha schools

Omaha area elementary and middle schools will participate in an anti-hunger initiative for the second year.

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Agriculture
8:17 am
Mon August 13, 2012

Vilsack: drought isn't affecting food prices

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U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the drought isn't contributing to higher food prices—at least not yet.

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