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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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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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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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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9:53 am
Fri July 27, 2012

Report shows improvement in economic well-being, but also an increase in poverty

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.

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1:42 pm
Wed June 6, 2012

Farmers Market open Wednesdays through September in north Omaha

North Omaha residents have another opportunity this year to get fresh produce from a Farmers Market.

Last year was the first Farmers Market at Charles Drew Health Center. The Market opens again Wednesday, and will be open every week from 3 to 5:30 PM at 29th and Grant streets.

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7:33 pm
Mon May 28, 2012

Point-in-time report shows slight decrease in number of Omaha's homeless

A new report shows 1,530 people in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro were homeless as of January.

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11:08 am
Fri April 13, 2012

Requests for food assistance from Salvation Army up 36 percent

The Just Can It food drive is April 16-20.
image courtesy Salvation Army

The Salvation Army of Omaha says the need for assistance from their food pantry is up 36 percent.

The Salvation Army and UNO’s Just Can It food drive has a new partner this year: the city of Omaha. Next week, all three will collect donations will the Salvation Army’s food pantry. The city of Omaha will collect donations as part of its Tuna Tuesdays food drive.

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11:41 am
Tue March 13, 2012

New report shows 1 in 7 Nebraskans struggle to buy enough food for their families


A new report shows one in seven Nebraskans experienced food hardship last year.

The report from the Food Research and Action Center shows 17 percent of households in the Second Congressional District struggled to buy enough food to feed their families.

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