Dallas coalition and faith community identify hunger solutions

DALLAS—At least 1,000 high school students enrolled in Dallas schools experience food insecurity due to homelessness, but congregations and other community organizations can help meet some of their needs, a veteran school district administrator told representatives of the Dallas-area faith community. Mark Pierce, homeless liaison for 21 years with the Dallas Independent School District, spoke to a group at Cliff…

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DMN Charities Launches Summer Feeding Program

Summer break is almost here, but that means many low-income North Texas children who rely on free and reduced-priced lunches during the school year are more likely to go hungry. A special summer drive of the Dallas Morning News Charities aims to help. The drive, which launches Monday and runs through June 27, is working to raise $30,000 to benefit…

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