The leaders of the Dare to Care Food Bank say this year’s hunger walk in Louisville has to be bigger than ever. Since late 2007, Dare to Care has seen the demand for food increase 67 percent. One out of every six area families now relies on the food bank for a portion of its… Continue reading Dare to Care Demand Grows, Hunger Walk Approaches
The annual ‘30 Hour Famine’ begins Friday evening. Organizer Samantha Thomeczek says the group is fasting, soliciting donations and serving food to the hungry.
It was on Thanksgiving Eve of 1969 that nine year old Bobby Ellis died of malnutrition at his home at what is now Hodge and Eddy Streets in west Louisville.
Kentucky is issuing record numbers of food stamps to households.