Inspiration and Dignity for the Homeless

Inspirational video!  Watch folks in a homeless shelter get treated with dignity and class.




KOFI Radio interview “Volunteering with ASSIST”

Learn how you can be a hero in someone’s life! A little bit of help makes a BIG difference in the lives of those we assist. Listen to Jane Latus Emmert, Director of ASSIST,  discussing ASSIST’s services on the “What’s Happening” talk show with Wendy Ostrom Price from the Flathead Electric Cooperative.  This short interview highlights what it involves to be a volunteer with ASSIST. 




KOFI Radio interview “About ASSIST”

Listen to Jane Latus Emmert, Director of ASSIST,  discussing ASSIST’s services on the “What’s Happening” talk show with Wendy Ostrom Price from the Flathead Electric Cooperative.  This short interview gives an overview of the ASSIST program and the purpose for this team of volunteers in our community.
Listen to Interview 




Only 1 in 3 seniors who qualify for SNAP participate

According to the The Montana Food Bank Network’s website:
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“Seniors experiencing hunger are likely not getting the nutrition they need to stay healthy leading to a variety of health problems including lower cognitive functioning, an increased chance of being hospitalized, and a weakened immune system. SNAP (the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly Food Stamps) is a greatly underutilized resource among seniors in need of food assistance. Historically, seniors have been the most under-served population nationwide. Just 1 in 3 seniors likely to qualify for SNAP participates in the program.”