Hunger Free Oklahoma Blog

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Heroes Shouldn’t Go Hungry

Heroes Shouldn’t Go Hungry

Heroes Shouldn't Go Hungry  by Eric Barr, SNAP Outreach Coordinator   July 25, 2022 Oklahoma is a very military-friendly state. It offers tax exemptions, employment services, tuition assistance, and other perks to active-duty military and veterans. Despite the...

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Hunger Free Oklahoma Applauds Child Nutrition Flexibilities in Keep Kids Fed Act 

“Congress took an important step yesterday to combat childhood hunger with the announcement of an agreement to protect access to school and summer meals through the introduction of the bipartisan Keep the Kids Fed Act by Senate Committee on Agriculture Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Ranking Member John Boozman (R-AR), along with House Committee on Education and Labor Chairman Bobby Scott (D-VA 03) and Ranking Member Virginia Foxx (R NC-5).

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Thanks for Another Fantastic Summer Meals Kickoff!

Thanks for Another Fantastic Summer Meals Kickoff!

Thanks for Another Fantastic Summer Meals Kickoff!  by Abby Stainer, Regional Program Manager   May 23, 2022 The Oklahoma Childhood Food Security Coalition’s 2022 Summer Meals Kickoff is officially in the books. Thank you to all participants and presenters! The...

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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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