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Jul 28, 2017 | Rural Communities

Fighting Rural Hunger with Mobile Pantries

Hunger is as real in farming communities as it is in urban food deserts. Thousands of children, families and seniors in rural areas across the Heartland struggle with food insecurity.

Jul 3, 2014 | Rural Communities

Rising from the Ashes

A New Year’s Eve fire, destroyed the Food Shelf in Fayette, Iowa – along with 51,000 pounds of food, almost a third of the Food Shelf’s annual stock. Now, like the people it serves, the Food Shelf is in need of help as it works to rebuild.

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