WCCO Beret Leone | October 17, 2022

MINNEAPOLIS — It’s a hidden problem, but a growing one. Food insecurity impacts tens of thousands of Minnesotans every year.

“No one wants to talk about it. No one wants to raise their hand and say I don’t have enough food to eat,” Every Meal Vice President Nate Youngblood said.

Inflation continues to plague the nation. Last month, prices stayed uncomfortably high, sitting at 8.2% more than it was a year ago. It’s hitting organizations aiming to feed hungry bellies hard.

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Working with our community partners, The Food Group buys, gleans, grows, and processes fresh produce.

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The Food Group is a food bank that supplies other hunger relief agencies with fresh produce, frozen meat, grocery staples, and other household necessities. Food shelves distribute free food to individuals and families in their local communities.

The Food Group believes in food equity. They believe in culturally specific foods. They believe in meeting people where they are at. And most of all, they believe in dignity.

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Did You Know?
Over 20% of Black households and 19% of Latinx households report food insecurity, compared to 10% of white households.

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We’re a nonprofit working at the intersection of equity and access to fresh, sustainable foods. From farming to distribution, we provide fresh food across MN and WI.

The Food Group is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. EIN 41-1246504 Contributions are tax-deductible to the full amount provided by the law.

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