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By Billy Jean Louis on October 1st, 2014 | Last updated: October 2, 2014 at 3:14 pm
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is fighting to decrease hunger and sustain the health of Florida residents. The FDACS has created a new digital map to help locate and determine which areas of Florida have the least amount of access to food and resources.
By Brianna Donet on October 31st, 2013 | Last updated: October 31, 2013 at 4:55 pm
The annual Strike Out Hunger Food Drive on Monday is an effort to help people who do not have access to food by stocking food pantries.
By Zak Dahlheimer on October 28th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 2:56 pm
Marion County’s two largest food banks are struggling to keep their shelves stocked during a time where the demand is now larger than the supply.
By Angelina Perez and Brittany Bokzam on October 25th, 2013 | Last updated: October 25, 2013 at 10:51 am
Effective Nov. 1, food stamp benefits will be cut for Floridians, which may make the people who depend on those food benefits turn to food banks.
By Stephanie Denardo and Peta-Gay Sheerwood on September 24th, 2013 | Last updated: November 20, 2013 at 5:09 pm
Congressman Ted Yoho came to Gainesville on Tuesday to speak about U.S. budget cuts and the Florida Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
By Forrest Smith on December 28th, 2012 | Last updated: January 14, 2013 at 11:18 am
Many food banks in North Florida found their shelves emptied as they helped out people over Christmas. Now, as Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Forrest Smith reports, they are working to restock shelves, as well as bank accounts.