Imagine one million pounds of food…then take that times 12. That’s the goal that local food bank Ozarks Food Harvest announced it wants to distribute per year by 2012. On Thursday, community leaders came together to announce their specific goals to fight hunger over the next three years. KSMU’s Jennifer Moore interviewed the food bank’s executive director, Bart Brown, in the organization’s new warehouse. Brown began by detailing the new goals which were announced this week.
In this segment of our Sense of Community series, we take a look at how the stigma associated with mental illness prevents people from seeking the treatment they need. KSMU's Jennifer Moore reports.