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Biden accelerates and expands hunger relief aid

January 25th, 2021|

Biden lamented that almost 30 million people go hungry and some 12 million children are in this situation. The Administration estimates that one in five Latino households does not have enough food due to the current situation, something that the president described as “inconceivable.” “Families cannot wait another day,” he said before signing an order that increases access to food that children from low-income families normally have thanks to school and that have been transferred to a benefit called P-EBT. (more…)

Feeding Kentucky welcomes new Executive Director

January 19th, 2021|

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Feeding Kentucky’s Board of Directors has announced Katrina Thompson as the new executive director.

According to Feeding Kentucky, Thompson is an accomplished executive with more than 20 years experience in the psychiatric, mental health, substance use disorder, legislative advocacy, and maternal and child health fields.

“We’re all excited to have found such an excellent candidate with a wealth of relevant experience, and we are thrilled to have Katrina join the team,” said Board Chair Kurt Reiber. “A special thanks goes to our Search Committee, which included board members, who supported the search and hiring process. We are confident Katrina is the right leader to work alongside staff, board, and our entire state as we enter a new phase of advocacy and growth.” (more…)

Quarles reflects on the impacts of 2020 for Kentucky agriculture

January 7th, 2021|

Despite the rigors of 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic, the state of Kentucky Agriculture is strong, says Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles.

“No one could have predicted the turbulent and wild year the United States has seen in 2020,” he said. “During this year, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture was able to make progress on key priorities for the agriculture community, while also coming together to fight the coronavirus pandemic.”

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Food Distributions for Warren County Residents

January 11 @ 9:00 am - January 27 @ 11:30 pm

Hunger Free Kentucky Day Rally

January 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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