HUNGRY FOR CHANGE: HUNGER SOLUTIONS MINNESOTA RELEASES “STATE OF HUNGER” REPORT
Despite economic improvements, the need for hunger-related help – particularly for seniors and families – remains acute throughout the state
ST. PAUL, Minn. (June 16, 2015)— At a time when many Minnesotans are enjoying picnics and backyard cookouts, thousands of families statewide are struggling to put food on the table.
A new report from Hunger Solutions Minnesota, a statewide hunger relief group, highlights the need for more resources, even as the state’s overall economy continues to improve. The State of Hunger in Minnesota report details how food insecurity impacts thousands of Minnesotans.
“Access to nutritious food is the most fundamental element that contributes to the success of healthy communities.” said Colleen Moriarty, executive director of Hunger Solutions Minnesota. “Our report shows that an increasing number people rely on hunger relief efforts to ensure they can provide consistent, nutritious meals for their families.”
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