No Kid Hungry KY

The No Kid Hungry KY campaign is working to address the complex issue of childhood hunger through a statewide cross-sector collaborative that identifies barriers and opportunities to increase access to federal nutrition programs among Kentucky’s children. The Kentucky Association of Food Banks is proud to be leading this effort with support from Share Our Strength and the Kentucky Governor’s Office of Agricultural Policy.

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Need: Twenty-two percent of Kentucky’s children live in food-insecure households. Only 8 percent of low-income students participate in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP); Kentucky is 45th in the nation on this indicator.

Committee members: The No Kid Hungry KY campaign is guided by representatives from local school districts, the Kentucky Department of Education, the Kentucky Department for Public Health, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, the University of Kentucky, and community organizations including food banks, Community Farm Alliance and Grow Appalachia.

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