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Kroger expands milk donation to Kentucky food banks

The Kroger Louisville Division announced the launch of an expanded Dairy Donation Program, designed to support families during the COVID-19 pandemic and school-age children during the summer months.

Lawyers’ ‘Frenzy’ raises equivalent of 300,000 meals statewide

The Kentucky legal community raised the equivalent of 300,000 meals through donations of food, funds, and volunteer time during the fourth annual Kentucky Legal Food Frenzy campaign.

TV, radio stations unite in fight against hunger

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.

State allowing more people to get food bank help

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture  is temporarily relaxing income requirements through April 30 to allow more Kentuckians to receive food from food banks.

Food banks, meal agencies get innovative with services

State, federal agencies waive, change regulations to help

Feeding Kentucky asks Kentuckians to take action to end hunger

This September Feeding Kentucky joins Feeding America food banks across the country to take part in Hunger Action Month.

Kentucky legal community raises 400,000 meals for food banks

The Kentucky legal community raised the equivalent of 400,000 meals through donations of funds and volunteer time during the third annual Kentucky Legal Food Frenzy.

Quarles Hails USDA announcement of $50 million milk purchase

Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles applauded the announcement that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will purchase 11-13 million gallons of milk from dairy farmers for $50 million and distribute it to food banks across the nation.

Kentucky legal community raises 318 tons of food for needy children

118 law firms and legal organizations participated in the drive, which will benefit 7 state food banks.

God’s Pantry among food banks to receive $10,000 grant

God's Pantry Food Bank was among the food banks to receive a $10,000 grant from CareSource and the CareSource Foundation.

Over 25K KY children fed in 2015 summer meals programs

Only one in 13 low-income children in Kentucky who needs summer meals is receiving them, according to a national report, Hunger Doesn’t Take A Vacation, released today by the Food Research & Action Center.

2016 Empty Bowls event seeks to raise awareness of local hunger

Students, potters, and the public will come together on Wednesday, March 30 to raise awareness of local hunger needs at the annual "Empty Bowls" event and meal. The event will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Commons, located in the Woods-Penniman Building on the Berea College campus.

Farm to Food Banks seek “Ugly” produce

The Kentucky Association of Food Banks says they are looking for fruits and vegetables with cosmetic imperfections which would otherwise be unsellable.

UPDATE: KY ‘Cram The Cruiser’ Drive Nets 62 Tons Of Food

State Police say its 'Cram the Cruiser' food drive brought in 62 tons of food. The donations will help feed needy families across Kentucky.

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