FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lawmakers on the Tobacco Settlement Agreement Fund Oversight Committee heard testimony Thursday on COVID-19’s effect on food insecurity and hunger in Kentucky and how state funding
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
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
FRANKFORT, Ky. — A proposed rule in the Kentucky Department of Public Health would raise the permitting fees for small-scale food producers in the commonwealth. Some producers worry the increase
When the ACCESS Soup Kitchen and Men’s Shelter had to close in March because of the coronavirus pandemic, the facility still fed the public, passing meals and boxes of food
Study Shows State and Local Food Insecurity Reached Lowest Levels Since Study’s Inception 10 Years Ago
Frankfort – June 3, 2020 – After nearly ten years, food insecurity levels for most communities across the country, including Kentucky, had reached their lowest levels in 2018, according to
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KFVS) – The Kentucky Beef Council and The Dairy Alliance have donated 48,000 beef burgers and 114,000 slices of cheese to Feeding Kentucky. “May is beef month and
Kentucky residents age 50 and older are more vulnerable to food insecurity than any other state’s 50-plus population, according to two new studies released by Feeding America.
Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles has announced Feeding Kentucky has purchased 10,080 pounds of Kentucky Proud pork sausage from the iconic Purnell’s “Old Folks” headquartered in Simpsonville.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WBKO) – Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles announced the donation of more than 560,000 eggs from Cal-Maine Foods to Feeding Kentucky as part of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s
FRANKFORT, KY – Feeding Kentucky has purchased 3,408 pounds of Kentucky ground beef with funds from Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance’s historic half-million-dollar donation as part of Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles’
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) — The USDA is preparing to place $2 billion more a month into America’s monthly food stamp payouts. Officials say the move could take a heavy load
Kentucky and West Virginia have recently been added to a federal pilot program to allow food stamp recipients to purchase groceries online, and Ohio Valley anti-hunger advocates say it’s a
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) — Three Kentucky charities aimed at fighting food insecurity and hunger are getting a big financial boost at a time when food banks around the country are
Kentucky TV, radio stations unite in statewide fundraising drive to combat hunger amid COVID-19 pandemic
FRANKFORT, KY – Television and radio stations throughout Kentucky are uniting in a statewide fundraising drive — Kentucky Broadcasters Uniting Against Hunger — to combat hunger and food bank shortages in the
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),