FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Andy Beshear and groups that work to end hunger rally today in Frankfort, highlighting the fact that one in seven Kentuckians is considered “food insecure.”
FRANKFORT — A bipartisan group of Kentucky lawmakers joined forces Monday to pack more than 2,000 bags of food for Kentucky children at risk of hunger as a hat tip and encouragement to ailing House Majority Leader John “Bam” Carney.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky lawmakers have pitched in to distribute food to children at risk of going hungry. Lawmakers from both parties formed assembly lines Monday to put pasta, canned vegetables, pudding cups, juice boxes, and other food into bags. Feeding Kentucky organized the event. Executive Director Tamara Sandberg says the goal is to distribute
Kentucky’s Farms to Food Banks program increased the types of produce purchased from farmers in 2019. It also began a new project to freeze some items that were sent along to food banks.
Fewer Kentucky children are spending their summers wondering where their next meals are coming from, thanks to the KY Kids Eat program. The recently released 2019 KY Kids Eat Summer Success Report, according to a news release, shows the number of meals served to Kentucky kids in 2019 has increased by 10%. The same news
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WYMT) – Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes honored four Kentuckians for their unique contributions to the Commonwealth at a Medallion Ceremony held in the State Capitol Rotunda on Thursday.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) — A new rule set to go into effect April 1 could boot 40,000 Kentuckians off the nation’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program if recipients can’t find work. Roughly 688,000 others nationwide are in the same boat.
It’s been 50 years since the death of 9-year-old Bobby Ellis. He was just 22 pounds when he died from malnutrition. His death rocked the community and soon after, led to the creation of the Dare to Care food bank. Nicki Ellis, who lost her brother Bobby says she’s at
For the 700,000 Kentuckians who struggle with hunger — including nearly 1 in 5 of Kentucky’s children — receiving protein-rich food from their local food pantry can help them get through a tough patch.