In Minneapolis, police distribute free healthy food packages
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As one in six Americans struggle with hunger, food insecurity in the US is clearly an enormous problem. Trying to combat it, we have seen initiatives such as Food Cowboy matching up food suppliers with local non-profits, who will take the food they're throwing away. Tackling the problem in a different way is Minneapolis-based charity Matter, in partnership with Good in the 'Hood, who are using the city's social service infrastructure — including the police department — to distribute healthy food boxes to those in need. The project aims to reduce hunger and obesity: with both conditions being understood as…
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