The change expands the “Public Charge” rule to allow immigration officials to factor an individual’s use of certain public benefits against them when determining whether or not to grant permanent residency or reentry into the country. You may think this sounds like a great idea or, like me, you may have concerns about the impact this will have on vulnerable citizens who may forgo food, health care and other basic needs in the name of keeping their dreams of being a U.S. citizen alive.
No matter where you stand, the details are confusing, and this is affecting families to whom it doesn’t apply. Help us share the facts and keep families fed.
Nearly 700,000 Americans are expected to lose food assistance in a new rule enacted last week that makes it harder for states to waive a work requirement for able-bodied adults without children.
Families with an income of $50,000 still live in poverty in America.
Owasso food pantries are helping to feed hungry families this holiday season.
Since its founding, Lawyers Fighting Hunger in Tulsa has distributed over 150,000 cans of food, 7175 turkeys, and over 20,000 pounds of ham.
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Private philanthropy cannot supplant public revenue sources.
Chris Bernard is the executive director of Hunger Free Oklahoma.
Arvest Bank’s Million Meals initiative challenges bank associates, customers and community members to participate in fundraising efforts and n…
The eighth annual Oysters & Ale event, benefiting Hospice of Green Country, will be held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at the Greenwood…
”Wicked”: Celebrity Attractions presents “Wicked” at the Tulsa PAC. Based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, “Wicked” re-imagines the story of “The Wizard of Oz” by telling how an awkward green-skinned girl named Elphaba became known as the Wicked Witch of the West.
The food bank is organizing its second annual Take A Seat campaign, a 10-day effort to help raise awareness of the plight many Oklahomans face every day — having enough food to eat.
Restaurant Week, which runs this year from Sept. 7-16, is a fun way for Tulsans to experience the area’s best restaurants and help fight hunger in Oklahoma.
Numbers about poverty and hunger are hard to believe based on the strength of the economy as well as Oklahoma's low unemployment rate.
A lack of awareness both of the extent of the problem and available resources, plus social stigma are the main barriers to more people getting the help they need, experts say.
The Oklahoma City company plans to match donations made to the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma.
I commend the students and teachers of Jefferson Elementary School for doing what is all too rare in today’s discourse: precisely articulating their opinions (“Jefferson Elementary students look at drugs, hunger and Youtube,” Dec. 31).
Editor's note: Students from four third grade classes at Tulsa's Jefferson Elementary, 8418 S 107th E Ave, recently completed a unit in opinion writing. Teacher Annabelle Randall submitted samples from all four classes to the Tulsa World. They are presented here with only light editing.