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A Lifetime of Service to the Community 

A Lifetime of Service to the Community 

By Jenny QiMajor Jeff Strickler's efforts to help fight hunger have touched thousands of lives in Mower County and beyond over his 40 years of service.Jeff always wanted to help people. After double majoring in sociology and psychology in college, he was considering...

A Work Of Art – Creating Food Security 2024: Community Event

A Work Of Art – Creating Food Security 2024: Community Event

You’re Invited! All are Welcome. Thursday, April 25th, 2024 Join us for an evening of community spirit and art! Free! The Hometown Food Security Project and Hormel Foods invite you to celebrate creative projects from local students, and learn about our efforts to...

Salvation Army Thanksgiving Community Meal a Success

Salvation Army Thanksgiving Community Meal a Success

On Thanksgiving Thursday, the Salvation Army hosted its annual Thanksgiving dinner for the community. This year, with the coordination and support of our coalition, and with the Austin Bruins hockey team joining the effort, the dinner was a big success. The number of...

Coalition Members Attend ‘Together at the Table’ Baylor Summit

Coalition Members Attend ‘Together at the Table’ Baylor Summit

Our team had the opportunity to participate in the Together at the Table Summit in Waco, TX, hosted by the Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty. The summit brings together many of the leading experts on food security for several days of collaboration and...

Hometown Food Security Project October Newsletter

From the beginning of this initiative, it was clear that there was no singular cause for food insecurity in Mower County and there would be no singular solution. We needed to understand all of the complex facets of the issue as well as all of the resources at hand....

Hometown Food Security Project Reaching Out to Rural Food Shelves

Hometown Food Security Project Reaching Out to Rural Food Shelves

In honor of Hunger Action Month in September, HFSP donates time and financial resources to four local food shelves in Mower County’s rural communities. The Hometown Food Security Project is determined to end food insecurity in all of Mower County. While most of the...

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Hometown Food Security Project
318 Main St N.
Austin, MN 55912

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