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March 10, 2018
LETTER: Food program is vital for rural areas
March 10, 2018 - 2:01pm
December 11, 2017
Pastor Rick Martin restocks the Free Little Pantry outside the Alexandria First Free Methodist Church. He estimates the pantry serves 3 to 4 people some days and 15-20 people other days. Anyone is welcome to take from it.
 (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Filling a niche: Free Little Pantry dispenses food, toiletries around the clock
December 11, 2017 - 12:31pm
November 14, 2017
Chris Houck and her son Daunte volunteer for West Central Minnesota Communities Action each year because they feel it is important to bring attention to issues like homelessness in Minnesota. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
Cardboard Brigade aims to increase homelessness and hunger awareness
November 14, 2017 - 5:05pm
November 10, 2017
Anti-poverty group calls attention to hunger and homelessness
November 10, 2017 - 3:22pm
March 1, 2017
Debra LeDoux, chief diversity officer at Alexandria Technical and Community College, looks over the supplies at the Campus Cupboard. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Filling a need for hunger on campus
March 1, 2017 - 6:00am
December 9, 2016
Although it won't be at night when it is all lit up, the Holiday Train will make a stop in Alexandria on Monday, Dec. 12. (Contributed)
Holiday Train to stop in Alexandria
December 9, 2016 - 9:00am
November 16, 2016
Cardboard brigade tackles hunger, homelessness
November 16, 2016 - 10:00am
October 14, 2016
Team Miltona unites to fight hunger
October 14, 2016 - 2:15am
September 30, 2016
Supporters and volunteers for the Douglas County Outreach Food Shelf gather for a ceremonial groundbreaking. They included representatives from Hagstrom Engineering, Widseth Smith Nolting and Associates, Innovative Builders, The Salvation Army, Douglas Machine and members of the food shelf board and building committee. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Food shelf expanding to meet growing need
September 30, 2016 - 2:15am
June 23, 2015
Those concerned about local hunger issues attended a “Feeding Souls” supper at the United Church of Christ in Alexandria last Friday to raise awareness of local hunger issues. Salads were provided by Local Harvest Company of Alexandria, a new regional hub of small family farms in the area that offers food products online. (Al Edenloff/Echo Press)
Supper focuses on hunger issue in Alexandria
June 23, 2015 - 9:46am
June 10, 2015
Discovery Middle School students who participated in the Harvest Pack effort last Wednesday gathered for a group photo with their teacher, Lori Downing (left). (Contributed)
Fighting hunger a meal at a time
June 10, 2015 - 12:00am
August 15, 2014
State data book shows improvement in child well-being
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
August 13, 2014
Farmers offered chance to fight hunger
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
June 17, 2013
Children in Greater Minnesota at risk for hunger during summer vacation
June 17, 2013 - 10:18am
May 8, 2013
Letter carriers seek to 'stamp out hunger'
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am