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Louisville food bank sees historic demand as pandemic persists

December 29th, 2020|

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – As the pandemic is pushing more families to seek relief from empty cupboards, the Dare to Care food bank is seeing historic demand.

“The need for food assistance that we’re seeing today is higher than it’s ever been in Dare to Care’s 50-year history,” Stan Siegwald, a spokesperson for the organization, said. “We saw an immediate spike in March, and it’s really stayed there.”

Siegwald said demand has grown more dire than during the height of the Great Recession, adding that requests for donations are currently up 20 percent over last year.

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Quarles encourages Kentuckians to keep state’s hungry in mind during season of giving

December 17th, 2020|

In this season of giving, Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles encourages Kentuckians to remember Kentucky food banks and their partners.

“In Kentucky, there are nearly 700,000 Kentuckians, including nearly 200,000 children, who struggle with hunger,” Quarles said in a press release. “That means one in seven adults and one in five children in Kentucky lack access to enough food for a healthy, active lifestyle. If you’re able, now may be the perfect time to think about donating to a local food bank.”

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Amid ‘unprecedented’ hunger, advocates urge Congress to boost SNAP benefits in COVID-19 relief

December 14th, 2020|

“Congress has been fighting about an extra stimulus package since the summer and meanwhile, children are going hungry, families are worried about losing their homes,” Lisa Davis, senior vice president of the No Kid Hungry Campaign, told ABC News. “If kids continue to go hungry, at this rate, it’s because Congress chose this path.” (more…)

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Food Distributions for Warren County Residents

January 11 @ 9:00 am - January 27 @ 11:30 pm

Hunger Free Kentucky Day Rally

January 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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