A new study shows the Ohio Valley has some of the nation’s highest rates of food insecurity among older adults, and anti-hunger advocates say that situation could be made worse by the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
University of Louisville sophomore Henny Ransdell says many college students have trouble affording food at one point or another. For her, it was while working a part-time job on campus over summer break.
More than 17,000 low-income Kentucky children on an average weekday took part in an after-school supper program in 2017. That’s according to a new report by anti-hunger advocacy group Food and Action Research Center. The Kentucky Association of Food Banks said the findings show a need to increase funding for after-school programs for low-income children.