Food Security

Food insecurity soars in Sunland Park

216 Views   SUNLAND PARK – Food insecurity is soaring in Sunland Park, Doña Ana County’s southernmost community of about 17,400 people along the U.S.-Mexico border.  But the need for food assistance is far outpacing the resources of the main nonprofit working in the city to alleviate hunger.

Factors combine to boost hunger across Southern New Mexico

176 Views   SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO – A perfect storm of factors appears to be driving extra demand for food assistance across the southern half of the state.  First, in line with the federal government’s declared end of the pandemic emergency, financial aid to families for food via the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance

A Partnership in Las Cruces Feeds the Hungry for 31 Years

290 Views   Las Cruces, NM – On this edition of PUENTES a la comunidad, bridges to the community, host Emily Guerra spoke with The Potters’ Guild of Las Cruces artist and volunteer, Vickie Morrow, and El Caldito Soup Kitchen volunteer, Terry Frank, about the 31st Empty Bowls Fundraiser, Friday, October

Not everyone gets a free lunch as state debuts program

281 Views   The free meals are part of this law that passed last legislative session to give high-quality breakfast and lunch to all New Mexico students The free meals are part of this law that passed last legislative session to give high-quality breakfast and lunch to all New Mexico students.

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