Stories tagged: "food insecurity"


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Food Banks Receive Government Assistance to Fill Bellies During the Holidays

Arizona has given food banks $1.6 million, with $600,000 of that going to St. Mary’s, which also has served the Navajo Nation. At one point Tuesday, cars came through at a rate of one every minute, six lanes across, to get boxes and bags of turkeys, potatoes, and canned food from St. Mary’s Food Bank....

Volunteer Monroy Martinez, left, hands out a free to-go lunch to a boy at the St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance due to the Arizona teachers strike and closure of schools Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Food Insecurity Among Arizona Children Skyrockets Amidst Pandemic

Nearly 30 million households nationwide say they don’t have enough food to feed their family.

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks at the William "Hicks" Anderson Community Center in Wilmington, Del.
Biden Demands Trump Deliver Federal COVID Response as Nearly 1,400 Die in a Single Day

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden demands a united national response to the coronavirus crisis, while Trump writes off mounting deaths.

woman loads sheep skin into truck bed
Native Americans Turn to Traditional Farming as COVID Decimates Food Supply

The pandemic led to an initiative that provides Navajos with sheep to raise and the means to start their own gardens.