Hunger Free Oklahoma Blog

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Famers Markets Find Success with Double Up Oklahoma

Famers Markets Find Success with Double Up Oklahoma

Farmers Markets Find Success with Double Up Oklahoma by Leslie Young, Double Up Oklahoma Program Manager   April 22, 2022 According to the United States Department of Agriculture, fifteen percent of Oklahoma households are food-insecure. It’s a staggering...

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School Breakfast is Important

School Breakfast is Important

School Breakfast is Important by Eugenia Chow, Richard Comeau, Jessica Dietrich, Matthew McClure, Katie Raymond, Devin Schroeder, and Taz Shah   March 23, 2022 More than 1 in 5 children in Oklahoma experience food insecurity, meaning they lack adequate nutrition...

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Planting the Seeds of Food Justice

Planting the Seeds of Food Justice

Planting the Seeds of Food Justice by Sarah Smith-Moore, Hunger Outreach Program Specialist   February 23, 2022 Food is a basic need that every human being deserves but it is also more than that. Food nourishes our bodies, connects us to our families, our...

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Looking Ahead into 2022

Looking Ahead into 2022

Looking Ahead into 2022 by Chris Bernard, Executive Director   January 19, 2022 2021 did not play out in the manner many of us had thought or hoped it would at the beginning of the year. While we were able to get back to some degree of normalcy for part of the...

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Hunger Free Oklahoma Turns 5!

Hunger Free Oklahoma Turns 5!

Reflection on Hunger Free Oklahoma's First 5 Years by Chris Bernard, Executive Director   November 17, 2021 In reflecting on HFO’s five years of work and thinking of how to best sum it up for the newsletter, I struggled. Listing accomplishments and impacts is a...

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Hunger Free Oklahoma Receives Critical Investment from National Anti-Hunger Organization

Hunger Free Oklahoma Receives Critical Investment from National Anti-Hunger Organization

As the country continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, Hunger Free Oklahoma (HFO) is one of 52 organizations selected to receive funding through a critical $2.5 million investment from MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger. The national anti-hunger organization’s partnership grants will help stem the tide in persistent food insecurity that was exacerbated by pandemic-related shutdowns.

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SNAP in Schools Project Expansion

SNAP in Schools Project Expansion

SNAP in Schools Project Expansion by Candace Pape-Macedo, Senior Manager of SNAP Programs   September 20, 2021 No Kid Hungry and Hunger Free Oklahoma are partnering to expand the Oklahoma SNAP in Schools project. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program...

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