poverty

Siena/Francis House receives major donation from CUMC

Dec 16, 2015
Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

Nearly 32,000 pounds of food has been donated to Omaha’s Siena/Francis House.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska residents who rely on public benefits are spending less time on the phone waiting for someone to help them.

Summer food service program growing in Nebraska

May 14, 2015

54 Nebraska school districts sponsor summer food service programs.

Growing disconnect between where people live, where jobs are

Apr 9, 2015

A new report says fewer jobs are available to some Omahans depending on where they live in the metro area.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A judge has granted class-action status to a lawsuit alleging that Nebraska consistently failed to process food-benefit applications and renewals in a timely manner.

One in three Nebraska families low-income

Nov 3, 2014

A new report from Nebraska Appleseed says 37 percent of low-income families have at least one parent without health insurance.

Omaha Parks Department expands sites for summer meal program

Jun 13, 2014

Omaha’s Parks and Recreation Department is expanding the number of sites where it offers summer meals for young people.

Report shows fewer summer meal program sites available

Jun 13, 2014

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

Race for Results: report looks at barriers to success

Apr 16, 2014

A new report shows children of color face racial and socioeconomic barriers to success.

Wednesday event highlights food insecurity in Nebraska

Feb 18, 2014

An estimated one in seven Nebraskans are food insecure—meaning they don’t know where their next meal will come from.

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