[Frankfort, KY] – Aug. 27, 2019 – This September Feeding Kentucky joins Feeding America food banks
across the country to take part in Hunger Action Month. Hunger Action Month is designed to inspire
people to take action and raise awareness of the fact that 40 million Americans, including 12.5 million
children and 5.5 million seniors, are food insecure.
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Many Kentucky farmers are participating in a statewide program that channels produce to local food banks.
The program – one of the first of its kind in the country – pays farmers to harvest, pack and transport produce from the field to families in need.