Food Bank of Northern Nevada

A light blue advertisement reading "Now Dashing In RNO" to announce that Door Dash, a food delivery company, will begin operating in Reno.
DoorDash

EDITOR'S NOTE:

KUNR became aware of certain issues regarding the company's business practices after this story originally aired. In addition, the social media copy used to direct readers to our website was worded in a way that seemed promotional to many of our followers. This post was not meant to be an endorsement of the company in any way. It was meant as a profile of what seemed to be an interesting business -- similar to other profiles KUNR has aired as part of its collaboration with the Northern Nevada Business View. KUNR will be working in the coming days on a follow-up piece.

A new service aimed at connecting residents with their favorite local restaurants through door-to-door delivery is setting up shop in Northern Nevada. KUNR Contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View reports.

Pallets with boxes of food sit in a food pantry.
Anh Gray

A new study from the Pew Charitable Trusts found that rents have been rising faster than incomes. Many families have a hard time paying for housing and buying food. Our reporter Anh Gray checks in with the head of the region’s food bank to see how housing security is linked to food security.

Anh Gray

People who are considered rent burdened spend roughly a third or more of their income on housing. This leaves many families with less for other essentials like food or healthcare. Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray reports there’s a program that is helping low-income people battling illnesses get the nutrition they need.