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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...

Hunger Action Month brings innovative ways to help food banks

Virtual donations, events help fill shelves.

For Big Blue Pantry, hunger doesn’t take a break

Community can help with donations.

Girl Scouts donate 7,056 boxes of cookies to God’s Pantry Food Bank

Nearly $30,000 worth of donated Girl Scout cookies will be distributed to food pantries and meal programs across central and eastern Kentucky.

Nourish Lexington distributes more than 6,000 meals in first week

In its first full week of distribution, Nourish Lexington distributed more than 6,300 meals, including 2,300 school lunches.

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.

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.

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.

‘No Hunger Holidays’ in Lexington to provide food and fun

A popular Italian food chain is partnering with local businesses to feed families and provide holiday fun in Lexington.

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

Proposed changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program that would harm public health.

God’s Pantry Food Bank receives grant

God’s Pantry Food Bank received an $8,000 grant from The Darden Foundation.

Cafe selling meals for $1 opens at UK

The University of Kentucky's dollar meal cafe is now open.

Eastern Kentucky businesses partner to power up the pantry

Nine businesses, community colleges and local governments are collaborating to Power Up the Pantry and replenish depleted area food pantries.

Constitutional officers encourage Kentuckians to help solve hunger

Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles, Attorney General Andy Beshear, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, Auditor Mike Harmon and Treasurer Allison Ball spent Wednesday rallying Kentuckians to join the fight against hunger.

Report: 1 in 6 Kentucky households struggle to afford enough food

Kentucky ranked 12th in the nation for food hardship, with more than 1 in 6 households reporting they had trouble putting food on the table.

Kentucky official unveiling initiative to fight hunger

Kentucky's agriculture commissioner plans to announce an initiative to combat hunger.

Legal Food Frenzy – God’s Pantry Food Bank

One of the most popular food events is coming back to Central Kentucky! Watch to learn more about God's Pantry Food Bank annual Taste of the Bluegrass where you can enjoy lots of food & drinks from businesses around the bluegrass, plus hear more about some special events where you can help to fight hunger in Kentucky!

The Fight Against Hunger – God’s Pantry Food Bank

The mission of God's Pantry Food Bank is to help fight hunger in America. Watch to learn more about a new initiative they're offering to help Fayette County residents get better access to food.

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