Tickets for the sixth-annual Serving Up Solutions dinner are now on sale. Proceeds from the dinner, which started as a fundraiser for agencies across the state who provide resources for those who are food insecure, benefits Feeding Kentucky, Kentucky Hunters for the Hungry (KHFH), and Glean Kentucky.
Food Research & Action Center and USDA Announce $1.1 Million in Grants to Increase Equitable Access to Healthy Meals for Children During School, After School, Child Care, and Summer
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2023 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) have teamed up to competitively award five organizations a total of $1.1 million to research barriers to equitable access in the federal child nutrition programs and identify strategies to eliminate them. The
Every year, families gather around their tables to celebrate Thanksgiving by sharing a home-cooked meal, baked with love. It’s a wonderful chance to see family and friends who live near or far and be reminded of the importance of having an attitude of gratitude.
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky food pantries have more space to store perishable food thanks to $40,000 in grant money. The U.S. Department of Agriculture and Kentucky Department of Agriculture partnered with Feeding Kentucky and distributed the funds to its seven-member food banks.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) – September is Hunger Action Month. To kick it off, Feeding Kentucky and state leaders gathered at the Capitol Monday to talk about their efforts to fight hunger. Right now, the front lawn at the Capitol is covered in orange and white flags. Each orange one represents
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Kentucky first lady Britainy Beshear was joined by food advocates and members of Kentucky’s congressional delegation Monday as they kicked off Hunger Action Month during an event on the grounds of the State Capitol.
As anti-hunger advocates gather today at the state Capitol to launch Feeding Kentucky’s Hunger Action Month kickoff, experts say the next Farm Bill — the nation’s largest nutrition and agricultural legislation — will decide the fate of many of the federal food programs Kentuckians rely on.
A generous grant of $130,000 has been provided to combat hunger in the summer, thanks to the No Kids Hungry organization’s commitment to ending hunger and poverty, and a portion of that funding is going to the Williamsburg Independent School and the Whitley County School District.
More than 17,000 Kentuckians could lose food assistance when pre-pandemic SNAP work requirements go back into effect this summer, for adults between ages 18 and 49.
Lexington, Ky.—According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, one in seven Kentuckians is food insecure. In some of the more severely affected counties, it balloons to one in five. That figure is one of the highest in the nation.