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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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Hunger Heroes Dinner

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Taste of Southeast Kentucky

October 24 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Ky. farmers needed for Farms to Food Banks Program

July 15th, 2019|

LEXINGTON, Ky. – As the 2019 growing season in Kentucky kicks off, Feeding Kentucky is calling all Kentucky farmers to participate in the Farms to Food Banks program.

The successful Farms to Food Banks program, entering its 9th year, works to reduce food waste by rescuing cosmetically blemished produce and distributing it to Kentuckians at risk of hunger. It covers a farmer’s cost of picking, packing and transporting produce from the field to a food bank.

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Report: More Kentucky Children Get Free Summer Meals

July 10th, 2019|

FRANKFORT, Ky. – More children in Kentucky are getting their breakfast and lunch through federally funded summer nutrition programs, according to a report released today by the Food Research and Action Center.

The state has expanded the sites where children can get free summer meals beyond schools – to libraries, YMCAs, churches, and parks – to nearly 2,000 locations. That’s one reason the number of meals served last summer jumped by more than 15% from 2017.
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Farm to Food Bank Program Provides Much Needed Produce

June 12th, 2019|

FRANKFORT, Ky- The status of Kentucky’s farm to food banks program was a topic of a committee Wednesday.

The Tobacco Settlement Agreement Fund Oversight Committee heard from Feeding Kentucky on the statistics surrounding food insecurity in Kentucky and how the program brings farm-fresh produce directly to those in need.

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