The Siena/Francis House campus in Omaha is growing with the addition of 48 efficiency apartments.
The Salvation Army of Omaha says requests for assistance from its food pantry are up 41 percent over the past three years.
The VA of Nebraska-western Iowa has received two federal grants to help veterans move in to transitional housing.
Omaha area elementary and middle schools will participate in an anti-hunger initiative for the second year.
A new report shows Nebraska ranks second in the nation in economic well-being, but child welfare advocates say it isn’t all good news.