poverty

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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Omaha
1:00 am
Mon October 29, 2012

New housing in Omaha for homeless men and women with disabilities

The Siena/Francis House campus in Omaha is growing with the addition of 48 efficiency apartments.

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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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Omaha
8:19 am
Thu October 4, 2012

VA receives funds to help homeless veterans get housing, services

The VA of Nebraska-western Iowa has received two federal grants to help veterans move in to transitional housing.

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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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