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Raising awareness about food insecurity in Omaha – Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha, Nebraska 2021-03-06 18:40:47 –

Omaha, Nebraska (KMTV)-Researchers at Northwestern University estimate that the pandemic has doubled food insecurity.

As a result, a university alumni association is raising awareness of this issue.

The Lambda Chi Alpha Alumni Association at the University of Nebraska Omaha hosts a food drive for the Maverick Food Pantry. Pantry supports local college students and accepts gift cards, canned goods, boxed items and toiletries.

“I think we found that we couldn’t wait for the stimulus check to appear because we didn’t understand how widespread the pandemic was and how people were unemployed. They have real needs, “says Scott Asery. ..

If you are interested in donating, Venmo’s handle is @lcaalumniomaha.



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