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Our mission is to end hunger, in collaboration with Kentucky’s Feeding America Food Banks and partners, through advocacy and resource development.

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January 15, 2020

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

October 8th, 2019|

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 Sandberg, the executive director of Feeding Kentucky, the increase in food instability among the older generation is affected by many different scenarios or lifestyle changes. (more…)

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

September 5th, 2019|

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.

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