Every September Feeding Kentucky and the network of food banks around the nation stand together to fight hunger. The month is known as Hunger Action Month, and it’s a month to spread the word, take action, and dedicate ourselves to finding a solution to this hunger crisis. Read more.
For the 1 in 5 kids who may face hunger today in Kentucky, summer is usually the hungriest time of year. This summer, however, may be a different story because new benefits and temporary nutrition waivers are helping to reach even more kids with the food they need. For example, they allow parents to
Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced that the Kentucky legal community raised the equivalent of over 400,000 meals through donations of food, funds, and volunteer time during the fifth annual Kentucky Legal Food Frenzy campaign. Read more.
The organization previously called the Kentucky Association of Food Banks has a new name and it’s pledging to continue initiatives to alleviate food insecurity. But even with the continuing support of many state leaders, the initiatives aren’t making much of a dent in the state’s problem with hunger.