The Flathead Beacon says… More than 12,000 people in Flathead County struggle with hunger, including one in five children, according to statistics from the Montana Food Bank Network introduced last week at a community roundtable event designed to educate about hunger’s ripple effects in Northwest Montana.
The community discussion, which took place on Sept. 20 in Kalispell, centered on a survey that the MFBN conducted in 2016 on hunger statistics throughout the state. Community leaders and organizers of all sorts were in attendance, ready to discuss ideas to help combat the issue.
Read the full article here. And don’t forget that the NFLA is having its annual October food drive, this year for the NW Montana Veterans Food Pantry. For more information, see their announcement by tapping here.