poverty

Government
8:15 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Nebraska DHHS warns of reduction in food stamp benefits

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Most food stamp recipients in Nebraska will see their benefit cut starting on Nov. 1, when a temporary boost in federal aid expires.

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Omaha
4:00 am
Wed October 16, 2013

inCOMMON ready to open Park Avenue Commons in Omaha

After ten months of construction, inCOMMON Community Development opens its Park Avenue Commons on Saturday.

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Health/Medical
2:00 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Nebraska's child poverty rate edges downward

New Census data figures show child poverty rates are down slightly in Nebraska.

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Omaha
2:00 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Documentary puts spotlight on food insecurity, childhood hunger

One in five Nebraska families is food insecure---meaning they don’t know where their next meal will come from.

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Health/Medical
2:02 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

Study looks at food insecurity, grocery costs for a family of four

A new study shows that families living at or below the federal poverty line need assistance from food pantries to be able to feed their household.

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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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Government
1:00 am
Wed January 23, 2013

Report shows one in five Nebraska children live in poverty

A new report shows one in five Nebraska children lived in poverty in 2011.

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Government
2:00 pm
Wed December 26, 2012

VA report shows decline in number of homeless veterans

A new report from the VA says the number of homeless veterans nationwide dropped seven-percent from January 2011 to January 2012.

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Omaha
3:50 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

Omaha Mayor appeals for donations to food pantries

The Food Bank for the Heartland says they distributed more than 8.8 million pounds of food to partnering agencies and programs during their last fiscal year.

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Omaha
1:00 am
Mon November 12, 2012

Salvation Army begins Tree of Lights campaign as need for assistance jumps

Salvation Army of Omaha officials say more than 170,000 people received food, utility, and other types of assistance through the organization last year.

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