Sarah Vaughn

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London Basket Brigade

God’s Pantry Food Bank is excited to host our 16th annual Sharing Thanksgiving Basket Brigade and this year is special because we’re expanding! For the first time, you can participate at our Lexington Warehouse or our Southeast Regional Distribution Center in London! This year, more than 400 participants will assemble over 5,000 Thanksgiving boxes for

Friendsgiving

Join us to benefit God's Pantry Food Bank at Edley's BBQ! The first 100 guests to bring a most-wanted food item will receive a $5 Edley's gift card! Enjoy live music, specialty cocktails, giveaways and more. PLUS receive 10% off all food items this evening only! Let's fill those blue barrels for those in need

Afterschool Meals Reduce Childhood Hunger in Kentucky, Promote Healthy Growth and Development

Frankfort, KY-20,164 low-income children benefited from afterschool suppers on an average weekday in Kentucky in October 2019. This is a 17 percent increase from the previous year, according to Afterschool Suppers: A Snapshot of Participation,  a new report from the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC, a national anti-hunger advocacy group). The report measures how many children participated in

‘All walks of life’: Food insecurity higher amongst older adults and children in KY

With around 622,360 people in Kentucky labeled as food insecure — lacking reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food — 18.6% of those are ages 50 to 59, making the commonwealth the highest-ranked for food insecurity in this age range in the nation, according to a Feeding America Report. According to Tamara

Another above-average ranking for Kentucky: senior food insecurity.

Another above-average ranking for Kentucky: senior food insecurity. Feeding Kentucky's Executive Director, Tamara Sandberg, discusses the realities and myths surrounding hunger in our state on Eastern Standard. Eastern Standard is WEKU's weekly public affairs program discussing topics and concerns of Central and Eastern Kentucky, hosted by Tom Martin.