Workplaces across the state are closing as a way to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus. As a result, the need for food in Kentucky is rising.
“We have an obligation to ensure that all Kentuckians … have sufficient access to nutritious food.” Attorney General Daniel Cameron
Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced today the launch of the 2020 Legal Food Frenzy, a statewide competition that challenges Kentucky’s legal community to raise resources for hunger relief.
For the second year in a row, Kentucky has ranked fifth on the Food Research & Action Center’s (FRAC) School Breakfast Scorecard.
LOUISVILLE — Many Kentuckians are simply a lost job, new baby, accident or illness away from qualifying for Medicaid, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP),
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Andy Beshear and groups that work to end hunger rally today in Frankfort, highlighting the fact that one in seven Kentuckians is considered “food insecure.”
FRANKFORT — A bipartisan group of Kentucky lawmakers joined forces Monday to pack more than 2,000 bags of food for Kentucky children at risk of hunger as a hat tip and encouragement to ailing House
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky lawmakers have pitched in to distribute food to children at risk of going hungry. Lawmakers from both parties formed assembly lines Monday to put pasta, canned vegetables, pudding cups, juice boxes,
Kentucky’s Farms to Food Banks program increased the types of produce purchased from farmers in 2019. It also began a new project to freeze some items that were sent along to food banks.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WYMT) – Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes honored four Kentuckians for their unique contributions to the Commonwealth at a Medallion Ceremony held in the State Capitol Rotunda on
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) — A new rule set to go into effect April 1 could boot 40,000 Kentuckians off the nation’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program if recipients can’t find work. Roughly 688,000 others nationwide are in
It’s been 50 years since the death of 9-year-old Bobby Ellis. He was just 22 pounds when he died from malnutrition. His death rocked the community and soon after, led
Receiving protein-rich food from their local food pantry can help those struggling with hunger to get through a tough patch.
FRANKFORT – The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) and the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources are teaming up to raise awareness about “Cook Wild Kentucky,” a new recipe card series from the University
Frankfort, KY-20,164 low-income children benefited from afterschool suppers on an average weekday in Kentucky in October 2019. This is a 17 percent increase from the previous year, according to Afterschool Suppers: A Snapshot of Participation, a new report
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
More Kentucky homes deal with hunger than the national average, according to a recent U.S. Department of Agriculture report. For the period 2016-18, a recent report found nearly 12% of
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
[Frankfort, KY] – Aug. 27, 2019 – This September Feeding Kentucky joins Feeding America food banks across the country to take part in Hunger Action Month. Hunger Action Month is
When you and your family shop for local produce at your farmers’ market or grocery store this summer, what will you look for? A recent study found most people look
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Many Kentucky farmers are participating in a statewide program that channels produce to local food banks. The program – one of the first of its kind in the