Austin Daily Herald: Food Security Initiative holds summit as kick-off toward sustained efforts
April 12, 2023 In one of its biggest moves to date, the Hometown Food Security Project initiative held a large-scale Hometown Food Security Community Work Session and Summit Wednesday morning at The Hormel Institute in order to take its next steps. The purpose of the...
Community Health Resource Fair
Looking to learn more about health resources available in our community? Stop by the Hormel Institute Friday, April 21 from 9am-4pm to get more information on community health resources.
Family Connections Family Fun Night
Join the Family Connections Program for a Family Fun Night at the YMCA at ACRC Community Gym on Tuesday, April 18. Learn about Mower County community resources while enjoying games, prizes, and food. Admission is FREE!
Community Action Planning: April 12 Food Security Forum
Join the Hometown Food Security Coalition for an in-person gathering on Wednesday, April 12 as we strategically assess the structure and procedures of local food delivery systems, review previously identified resources and gaps, make collaborative decisions for...
End of Emergency SNAP – Communications Toolkit
Via MN Department of Human Services During the COVID-19 pandemic, Minnesota received a waiver from the federal government to temporarily provide extra Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits known as Emergency SNAP, or E-SNAP. Federal officials...
Celebrity chef Carla Hall visits Hormel Foods Headquarters to highlight local food security project
And on Tuesday afternoon it received some high-powered help. Celebrity chef and motivational speaker Carla Hall visited Hormel Foods World Headquarters to help pack food for the Hometown Food Security Project’s backpack program, a coalition of groups working locally...
Impact in Action: Salvation Army Community Meal support
Local groups have rallied around The Salvation Army's community meal program at a time of great need… and they've done so in a big and inspirational way. At a particularly difficult moment when the program is looking for a replacement chef. Thanks to all of the...
Community Forum: Mower County Food Security Assessment – Nov 3, Nov 5
Interested in local food security issues and efforts? Join us at one of two forums next week! Your feedback is critical to creating informed solutions that will positively impact Mower County residents. The Hometown Food Security Coalition is conducting an asset-based...
300 Food Bags filled for Backpack Program
Thank you Hormel Foods Emerging Leaders, for volunteering for the Backpack Program! Volunteers packed around 300 food bags today! Foods bags will be given to local Mower County students. To learn more about the Backpack Program visit...
Austin Snack Packing Event a Success
Dear Volunteers: When our community comes together to get something done, it can have a huge impact! last Friday's packing event hosted by United Way, Hormel Foods, and Matter received an outpouring of community support and was a huge success. We appreciated the...
Attn: Molly Lanke
United Way of Mower County
111 Main St N.
Austin, MN 55912
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