Posted on · Episode: 2673 Contrast: Population density above and below 20 people per square mile. Today, twenty people per square mile.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: A closer look at Gov. Abbott's agenda items for the special session of the Texas Legislature, which begins today in Austin.
Posted on · The recently opened Shotwell Garden could feed up to 400 families in underserved communities according to nonprofit Target Hunger.
Posted on · At a time of unprecedented need, a state program that provides fresh produce to food banks has received a massive cut. That -- along with other funding uncertainties -- has Texas food banks worried they’ll have to turn people away in 2021.
Posted on · Food banks and school districts are seeing large demand for food assistance during the pandemic.
Posted on · On Wednesday's show: The Texas GOP's plans to hold an in-person convention in Houston, our weekly political roundup, how the Houston Food Bank is handling increased demand for food assistance, and biographer Suzanne Finstad on the life and death of actress Natalie Wood.
Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: An update on the state of the Houston Food Bank, the president of the University of St. Thomas on the new normal at his institution, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and another Houston Matters Mixtape.
Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: A recent survey examines life in the Third Ward, we discuss how Houston addresses food insecurity, and we get an update on Houston sports.
Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We learn who’s eligible for the Houston presidential debate, former judges define justice, a homeowner talks about their recovery two years after Harvey, and a local church takes feeding the hungry to another level.
Posted on · Thousands of children depended on school lunches for their regular meals. With school shut down for two weeks, HISD has opened up several cafeterias for recovering families where they're serving up to ten thousand meals a day.
Posted on · “Feeding Texas” has created a statewide map that breaks down food insecurity to the census tract level.
Posted on · There are hundreds of children who might not have enough to eat if it weren't for a program at a local church.
Posted on · When HISD students start classes Monday (Aug. 24, 2015), they return to one of the top five large school district participants in the federally subsidized School Breakfast Program which, since 1966, has provided breakfasts to children at schools and child care centers nationwide. Planning and serving breakfasts on such a wide scale, and ensuring they […]
Posted on · Houston Mayor Annise Parker joined other government officials to serve free lunch to dozens of children today. It's part of an effort to provide healthy meals throughout the year.
Posted on · Food bank representatives from around the world are in Houston for the Global Food-banking Network's 9th annual Food Bank Leadership Institute. They're looking at best practices that can help in the fight against hunger.