FRANKFORT, Ky. — In a few months, the COVID-19 pandemic has destroyed a decade of progress in the fight to end hunger in Kentucky, according to data from the group Feeding America. Today, Gov. Andy Beshear signs a proclamation declaring September Hunger Action Month.
Feeding Kentucky seeks an experienced and passionate Executive Director (ED) with a demonstrated commitment to organizational excellence to lead the organization forward through its next phase of growth and development.
Frankfort, KY – This September, Feeding Kentucky, together with the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks, will mobilize across all 50 states in an effort to bring an end to hunger. Hunger Action Month is designed to inspire people to take action and raise awareness of the number of
FRANKFORT, Ky. –Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has announced Feeding Kentucky has acquired 28,000 pounds of Kentucky Proud ground beef from Marksbury Farms for distribution among Kentucky’s food bank network.
Opinion: As pandemic rages, Kentucky children are going hungry. Congress must provide more food relief.
In just months, the COVID-19 pandemic has destroyed a decade of progress in the fight to end hunger in Kentucky. Kentuckians are facing challenges to keep nourishing food on the table unlike anything we have seen for a generation or more.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lawmakers on the Tobacco Settlement Agreement Fund Oversight Committee heard testimony Thursday on COVID-19’s effect on food insecurity and hunger in Kentucky and how state funding has helped meet the needs of hungry Kentuckians across the state. “As people struggle still not earning as much, still
OWENSBORO, Ky. — The state’s food banks say they’re seeing an alarming number of adults approaching retirement age who need help putting food on the table because of lost wages or employment due to COVID-19. Even before the pandemic, Kentucky had the highest rate of food-insecure older adults in the
As a nation, we have a moral and economic obligation to address child hunger, food insecurity and avoid economic collapse in the wake of COVID-19. While we have different political viewpoints, we strongly agree that the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is one of the most effective tools we have to fight
FRANKFORT, Ky. — A proposed rule in the Kentucky Department of Public Health would raise the permitting fees for small-scale food producers in the commonwealth. Some producers worry the increase could put them out of business.