Karena Cash, Advocacy Coordinator for Feeding Kentucky, said she believes the situation will worsen, as it becomes clear lawmakers won’t pass the next federal coronavirus relief package until after the election. As rent relief runs out and eviction moratoriums expire, she said, more families are in danger of skipping meals
Study shows nutrition education for low-income people in eight Southeast states resulted in healthier diets and better budgeting
“Healthy foods can be expensive, and a SNAP budget is modest. But SNAP-Ed is helping low-income Americans in the Southeast make strategic choices that stretch their food dollars and empower them to choose more fruits and vegetables and other healthy foods,” Amy DeLisio, director of the Public Health Institute’s Center
During 2019, Kentucky Hunters for the Hungry collected over 85,000 pounds of venison from 2100 deer, producing 343,000 meals for Murray’s Need Line and other food banks and organizations like Dare to Care, Feeding Kentucky, and the Department of Agriculture’s Hunger Initiative. That isn’t enough to solve Kentucky’s hunger problem,
Feeding Kentucky, a nonprofit with a mission to alleviate hunger across the Bluegrass State, reports that food insecurity is a reality for one in 10 residents age 60 and older. Elder refugees in Kentucky face an ever higher risk of hunger due to language barriers and lack of transportation.
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