Author: Hunger Coalition

Author: Hunger Coalition

June MCHC Meeting TOMORROW
June 12, 2013 Archives Hunger Coalition

Greetings, Hunger Advocates! Join us tomorrow, June 13, 2013, for our next McLennan County Hunger Coalition meeting! Where: Caritas of Waco (300 S. 15th, Waco) When: 11:45am. Lunch is provided, and donations are accepted. A special committee meeting for the National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week will follow the meeting. ALL ARE WELCOME! To learn

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In the News: 8/13/10
August 13, 2010 Archives Hunger Coalition

Hazelnuts seem to have a surprising number of good uses A new grant has been awarded which will help to fund research in making the hazelnut potentially more crucial as an important food item, with multiple uses for the people that produce them, and for those who use them throughout the world. In particular, the

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National SNAP Benefits Face Big Cut’s
August 13, 2010 Archives Hunger Coalition

The United States Senate has made cuts to funding for the national SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), formerly known as Food Stamps. The funding cuts were considered just earlier last week and the decided amount to be cut is 12 billion. Instead of maintaining this amount of SNAP funding the Senate has passed two bills

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Grande Delivers at the August 2010 Meeting
August 13, 2010 Archives Hunger Coalition

Grande Communications representatives were present at the McLennan County Hunger Coalition meeting yesterday, Thursday, August 12th, 2010 to present the coalition with a large check, which when given helped to recognize both their support of the coalition and helped to demonstrate the good work being done by the Coalition in supporting our Summer Feeding “Have

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September is Hunger Action Month
August 12, 2010 Archives Hunger Coalition

Dear McLennan County Hunger Coalition Members and Visitors, Please be aware that next month (September) is “Hunger Action Month”. To find out more information about this month’s effort and the activities presented through Feeding America please see below to take a pledge against hunger for the month of September: Have ideas for how you would

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Online Food Handler’s Certification Course Now Available
August 6, 2010 Archives Hunger Coalition

I have some excellent news to share with you. If you have been interested in participating in the ongoing food rescue efforts of the McLennan County Hunger Coalition and volunteering to rescue and bring food to those in need throughout the McLennan community, but were unable to attend a Food Handler’s Certification course at the

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Hunger in the News from 8/5/10
August 5, 2010 Archives Hunger Coalition

New Study finds Unhealthy Foods are strongly linked to ADHD According to Change.org, a recent study from an Institute for Child Health Research indicates that children (particularly teenagers) who eat many processed foods, like those that are found at fast food restaurants, and in those high sugar and calorie-driven candy bars are going to have

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Pizza Fund-raising: Last day Thursday July 29th!
July 28, 2010 Archives Hunger Coalition

Dear members of the coalition: Tomorrow, Thursday July 29th is our last fund-raiser date with Pizza Hut. We would like to thank all of you for your continued support of the coalition, and for enjoying Pizza and the pride that comes with supporting such a good cause. Thanks must also go to Pizza Hut for

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