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Dairy farmers, others promoting donations and concert for Feeding South Dakota

February 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS — Dairy farm families will again partner with First Bank & Trust, Hy-Vee and Lewis Drug to help provide dairy foods to South Dakotans in need.

For the fourth year, dairy farmers invite the public to a concert at the annual Centra…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Feeding South Dakota mulls expansion of Pierre food bank

February 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — Feeding South Dakota may upgrade its current operations in Pierre to increase the amount of food it can distribute to hungry people.

Executive Director Matt Gassen said the Pierre location, founded in 2010, has exceeded its expec…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Pierre food bank distributions up 50 percent

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — Food distributions to the needy are up in Pierre.

The Capital Journal reports that Pierre Food Bank of Feeding South Dakota distributed nearly 1.4 million pounds of food last year. That’s an increase of 50 percent.

Feeding Sou…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Food insecurity affects 1 in 8 South Dakotans

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Heidi Martilla-Losure

Dakotafire Media

Are there hungry people in your community?

Yes, the numbers say. One in 13 people in North Dakota, and one in eight in South Dakota, are food insecure — meaning they often wonder where their next m…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Local Hunger Tree surpasses goal

December 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

Donations to the Hunger Tree at the local James Valley Community Center surged past a goal.

The Daily Republic published of a photo of the tree Dec. 12. At that time, the center had raised $606 toward its $5,110 goal.

The final tally of donatio…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Local Hunger Tree surpasses goal

December 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

Donations to the Hunger Tree at the local James Valley Community Center surged past a goal.

The Daily Republic published of a photo of the tree Dec. 12. At that time, the center had raised $606 toward its $5,110 goal.

The final tally of donatio…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Delta Dental pledges $300K to Feeding South Dakota

December 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

Delta Dental of South Dakota has pledged $300,000 to Feeding South Dakota’s $6 million statewide capital campaign, Hand to Hand, which kicked off last month in Rapid City.

The pledge is structured to encourage other individuals, organizations a…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Delta Dental pledges $300K to Feeding South Dakota

December 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

Delta Dental of South Dakota has pledged $300,000 to Feeding South Dakota’s $6 million statewide capital campaign, Hand to Hand, which kicked off last month in Rapid City.

The pledge is structured to encourage other individuals, organizations a…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Amid prosperity, hunger growing in Fargo-Moorhead

November 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

DILWORTH, Minn. — Ashlie Jackson has struggled to find work and feed her two young children.
She’s learned what despair feels like and how to ask for help — for her own good but mostly for her sons, 1-year-old Malikai and 8-year-old SeQuoyah.
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Amid prosperity, hunger growing in Fargo-Moorhead

November 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

DILWORTH, Minn. — Ashlie Jackson has struggled to find work and feed her two young children.
She’s learned what despair feels like and how to ask for help — for her own good but mostly for her sons, 1-year-old Malikai and 8-year-old SeQuoyah.
continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com