News and Community Voices

Every day, Food Bank for the Heartland works with community leaders, donors, volunteers, and network partners to create a healthier Heartland. Learn more about the latest developments in the fight against hunger and the work being done to help our neighbors in need.

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Shine the Light on Hunger

Last November, we kicked off the 15th Annual Shine the Light on Hunger Campaign. With the generous support of the greater Omaha community, this year’s campaign was record-breaking!

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Current & Upcoming Events

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Step up to the plate and Strike Out Hunger this summer

The 15th anniversary of our Strike Out Hunger campaign kicks off June 1st, and we want your organization to play ball! Your support plays a key role in alleviating summer hunger across the Heartland, when children may not have access to free or reduced-price breakfast and lunch.

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40 Years of Feeding the Need

40th Anniversary

40 years ago, Food Bank for the Heartland opened its doors to serve those facing food insecurity across the Heartland.

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Featured Story


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A Circle of Good

One local Omaha employee is using his experience with food insecurity to help future generations—one BackPack at a time.

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Heartland Neighbors Provide Message of Gratitude

Heartland Neighbors Provide Message of Gratitude

While The pandemic continues to cause financial hardships across the Heartland, limiting access to the nutritious food our neighbors desperately need—those who’ve received help are speaking up to say ‘thank you’ for your support.

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