STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! The Hunger for Death
Would you pay to watch 24 children kill each other?
I did, this weekend, when I bought a ticket to "The Hunger Games," which is playing at our local theater in Jamestown. Now obviously no children we... Posted on 5/2/12 at 10:00 AM
IN THE BLACK Hunger Hits Home
Hunger Hits Home was shown on the Food Network the other night. It is available online and will be aired again April 21 at 5 PM CT and April 23 9 AM CT.
The show was sponsored by the Food Network an... Posted on 4/16/12 at 7:00 AM
SLOWINGTHERACINGMIND A Day in Small Town Minnesota
Another day of travel for truancy meetings and court today led me to some truly awesome finds. The girl joined me today because she is on spring break, and we had a great day! This was not how I thoug... Posted on 4/5/12 at 5:30 AM
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND hunters lending a hand
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is encouraging deer hunters to consider donating a deer to the Sportsman Against Hunger program.
SAH is a charitable program that raises money for processing... Posted on 9/28/11 at 11:26 AM
In 2010, Minot became the first city in North Dakota to adopt the Minneapolis-based Feed My Starving Children food-packing program for starvation-impacted children. With the municipal auditorium for a staging area, more than 1,400 volunteers packed 307,000 meals in that first venture.
Nearly 500 volunteers packaged more than 200,000 meals Saturday, in an event to eliminate hunger for starving children around the world.
Janna Bergstedt, Kids Against Hunger co-coordinator and Kiwanis vice-president, estimated 480 volunteers from Jamestown as well as Steele, Marion, Litchville, Medina, Courtenay and Wimbledon packaged 218,500 meals for families locally as well as in developing countries like Haiti and Somalia.
The Jamestown Kiwanis Club has raised $25,000 for Kids Against Hunger and will receive a $25,000 match from the anonymous donor. The funds will be used to purchase ingredients for 250,000 meals for Kids Against Hunger.
The Taking Action to End Hunger Summit, planned for Tuesday and Wednesday in Fargo, will bring together people from across the North Dakota and the region to learn about programs working to tackle hunger. The Creating a Hunger Free North Dakota Coalition is sponsoring the Summit, which will be at the Doublewood Inn, 3333 13th Ave. S.
NAIROBI, Kenya — Hashim Mohammed Elmogo spontaneously decided to donate his entire July salary of $376 to help those suffering from hunger after seeing a scrolling headline on television about a young child trying to nurse from his dead mother.
By Tom Odula, The Associated Press
, August 07, 2011
Hungry students tend to have more behavioral problems, difficulty focusing in class and more sick days from school. As students themselves, one group from Jamestown College is helping alleviate that problem.
The 30 or so students enrolled in the Character in Leadership program at Jamestown College chose Community Action Region VI’s Weekend Backpack program as its sophomore project.
By Katie Ryan-Anderson, The Jamestown Sun
, April 09, 2011
Sportsmen Against Hunger has delivered nearly 3,000 pounds of elk meat to food pantries across the state through Dec. 24.
The elk have been harvested from Theodore Roosevelt National Park. A total 268 elk have been taken so far with the goal of 275 by Jan. 20, and more is expected in the future as the elk reduction program will resume next year.
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