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.
After ten months of construction, inCOMMON Community Development opens its Park Avenue Commons on Saturday.
New Census data figures show child poverty rates are down slightly in Nebraska.
One in five Nebraska families is food insecure---meaning they don’t know where their next meal will come from.
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.
Children and families in Council Bluffs have ten places to get summer meals through July.
A new report shows one in five Nebraska children lived in poverty in 2011.
A new report from the VA says the number of homeless veterans nationwide dropped seven-percent from January 2011 to January 2012.
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.
Salvation Army of Omaha officials say more than 170,000 people received food, utility, and other types of assistance through the organization last year.