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. (more…)
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.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) — A federal program to help no kid go hungry in the summer kicked off in Kentucky Monday. While most kids are excited when summer break comes around, some are worried where their next meal will come from.“There’s no reason at all for any kid to be hungry or to need a meal,” says Amy Hockensmith with Franklin County Public Schools.