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Our mission is to end hunger, in collaboration with Kentucky’s Feeding America Food Banks and partners, through advocacy and resource development.

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Sharing Thanksgiving Basket Brigade

November 14 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Friendsgiving

November 20 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Hunger Free KY Day

January 15, 2020

Chili Wars

February 1, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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PRESS ROOM

New series educates Kentuckians on how to prepare wild game.

October 24th, 2019|

FRANKFORT – The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) and the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources are teaming up to raise awareness about “Cook Wild Kentucky,” a new recipe card series from the University of Kentucky’s (UK) College of Agriculture, Food and Environment aimed at educating Kentuckians on how to prepare wild game.

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Afterschool Meals Reduce Childhood Hunger in Kentucky, Promote Healthy Growth and Development

October 23rd, 2019|

Frankfort, KY-20,164 low-income children benefited from afterschool suppers on an average weekday in Kentucky in October 2019. This is a 17 percent increase from the previous year, according to Afterschool Suppers: A Snapshot of Participation,  a new report from the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC, a national anti-hunger advocacy group). The report measures how many children participated in the Afterschool Supper Program and Afterschool Snack Program, nationally and by state.

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‘All walks of life’: Food insecurity higher amongst older adults and children in KY

October 8th, 2019|

With around 622,360 people in Kentucky labeled as food insecure — lacking reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food — 18.6% of those are ages 50 to 59, making the commonwealth the highest-ranked for food insecurity in this age range in the nation, according to a Feeding America Report.

According to Tamara Sandberg, the executive director of Feeding Kentucky, the increase in food instability among the older generation is affected by many different scenarios or lifestyle changes. (more…)

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