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First Baptist Church Food Pantry in Winchester seeing a surge of people in need

The First Baptist Church in downtown Winchester has been serving people in Clark County through their food pantry for three years now. It typically sees more than seventy families a week and that need for food is growing.

Familes of fallen officers, others receive Police Memorial scholarships

College scholarships totaling $51,500 have been awarded to 25 Kentucky families by the Gerald F. Healy Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation Scholarship endowment.
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Catholic Action Center in need of more toys and donations

The Catholic Action Center says 2,500 families still need to shop and they need the gifts to serve the remaining families.

Heritage Baptist Church collecting toys for children of Harlan miners

Toy donations for children of out-of-work Harlan County coal miners can be dropped off at the Walmart in Hamburg in Lexington on Saturday.

Summit held to engage fathers, strengthen families across Kentucky

The Kentucky Fatherhood Summit explored the best methods of outreach to fathers .

Proposed changes to SNAP would harm Kentucky families, children and seniors

Proposed changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program that would harm public health.
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Benefit concert for families impacted by explosion in Lincoln County

Steve Dixon wanted to get a couple of bands together to play for the families in Lincoln County.

Elementary school student brings steak knife to school

Fayette County Public Schools says in a letter home to parents, a student at an elementary school brought a steak knife to school.
Kentucky, American, Water

H20 Help to Others Program helps families in need with water bill payments

The program is administered for Kentucky American Water by Dollar Energy Fund in order to assist eligible customers in financial distress with their water bill payments.
Kentucky State Police Cram the Cruiser 2011

“Cram the Cruiser” drive nets 200 tons of food

The 9th Annual Kentucky State Police “Cram the Cruiser” food drive is in the books and raised more than 211 tons (422,662 pounds) of food to help Kentucky families.
Child Care

New child care block grant will help Kentucky families, providers

Families with young children and child care providers will benefit from federal funding and new state regulations that became effective Dec. 1.
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New resource intended to benefit military students

Just in time for Veterans Day, the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) announced it's launching a new initiative to help military students transition to campus. 
Homeland Security

Lawmakers: DHS chief asserts family reunifications on track

The Homeland Security secretary has met with Hispanic members of Congress and they say she told them officials are on track to meet a court-imposed deadline for reuniting hundreds of migrant children with parents or guardians.

Tears, hugs and help: Church groups assist reunited families

The Trump administration is releasing hundreds of immigrant families to faith-based groups that are taking responsibility for their well-being once they are out of government custody.

Lexington Senior Center to host health fair for seniors, their families

The Lexington Senior Center will be hosting a Senior Health Fair this Friday, July 20 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
School Supplies

Windstream hosts local school supply drive for Kentucky students

- Windstream has announced a local back-to-school supply donation drive taking place July 16 through August 17.

Confusion swirls on border after Trump reversal on families

Immigration enforcement on the U.S.-Mexico border was plunged deeper into chaos over President Donald Trump’s reversal of a policy separating immigrant children from parents, causing uncertainty for both migrant families and the federal agencies in charge of prosecuting and detaining them.

Youngest migrants held in ‘tender age’ shelters

Trump administration officials have been sending babies and other young children forcibly separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border to at least three “tender age” shelters in South Texas, The Associated Press has learned.

Trump, GOP to huddle as outrage builds over border policy

Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation of families at the southern border ahead of a visit from President Donald Trump to discuss legislation.

Politicians visit border amid outrage on family separation

Politicians and advocates are flocking to the U.S.-Mexico border to visit immigration detention centers and turn up the pressure on the Trump administration amid a growing uproar over its policy of separating immigrant children from their parents.

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