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Kentucky woman shares experience with food insecurity, now fights to end hunger

LEXINGTON, Ky. (ABC 36) Growing up, Alisha Mays family relied on food stamps and food banks to survive. "You feel absolutely hopeless you know you...

Virtual rally, call to action for Hunger Free Day in Kentucky

Gov. Beshear designated Jan. 28, 2021 Hunger Free Day in Kentucky

Feeding Kentucky welcomes new executive director

Thompson comes to the position from March of Dimes

Feeding Kentucky shares 10th annual Map the Meal Gap study

Study to improve understanding of food insecurity and food costs at the local level

State has highest food insecurity for older adults: Study

A new national report finds for the second year in a row, Kentucky has the highest incidence of food insecurity in the country among older adults.

Freezers will help food pantries fight hunger

Fifty-two Kentucky food pantries will soon have more space to store food items, thanks to a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant secured by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.

Feeding Kentucky buys 5,000 pounds of locally produced cheese

To be distributed by food banks throughout the commonwealth

Feeding Kentucky buys 10,000 pounds of Purnell’s Sausage

Initiative will feed the hungry across Kentucky and in nearby Ohio and West Virginia

2,100 bags of food packed in Frankfort for children at risk of hunger

Elected officials helped pack more than 2,000 bags of food for school children across the state.

Legislators taking action against hunger by assembling backpack meals for kids

According to the organization Feeding Kentucky, 1 in 5 kids in the state are food-insecure, which they say means the kids do not have consistent access to enough food for a healthy and active lifestyle. 

Kentucky farmers donated enough produce for 5 million meals in 2019

Officials with the nonprofit organization, Feeding Kentucky, say farmers across the state donated more than 3 million pounds of produce to food banks.

Sec. of state honors Kentucky civic leaders

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes honored four Kentuckians Thursday with a Medallion Ceremony at the State Capitol Rotunda.

Reports: Kentucky’s rate of older adult food insecurity highest in nation

One of the reports found Kentucky has the highest rate in the nation of food insecurity among adults age 50-59.

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