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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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As Pandemic Continues, Alarming Rise in Hunger Among KY Older Adults

August 13th, 2020|

OWENSBORO, Ky. — The state’s food banks say they’re seeing an alarming number of adults approaching retirement age who need help putting food on the table because of lost wages or employment due to COVID-19.

Even before the pandemic, Kentucky had the highest rate of food-insecure older adults in the nation, but advocates said more newcomers, many who have never had to rely on food assistance, are now seeking help. (more…)

Opinion: COVID-19 has left millions of Americans without enough food. Here’s how Senate can help.

August 6th, 2020|

As a nation, we have a moral and economic obligation to address child hunger, food insecurity and avoid economic collapse in the wake of COVID-19. While we have different political viewpoints, we strongly agree that the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is one of the most effective tools we have to fight the looming health and economic crises facing our great country.

The Senate is at a critical decision point as to how we use this tool. That’s why together, we are calling for a temporary 15 percent increase in SNAP benefits, bound to economic indicators, in the next federal coronavirus relief package. (more…)

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September 1 @ 12:00 am - September 30 @ 11:59 pm

Virtual CAP Hunger Walk 2020

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