Freestore Foodbank

Public Health
4:48 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

Foodbanks tell USDA help needed in summer months

USDA Food & Nutrition Service Administrator Audrey Rowe with Freestore Foodbank President Kurt Reiber.
Credit Tana Weingartner / WVXU

USDA Administrator Audrey Rowe stopped in Cincinnati Monday. She participated in a roundtable discussion about ways to expand summer food programs for children.

Freestore Foodbank President Kurt Reiber says the goal is reducing childhood hunger during the summer months. That's when children who would normally benefit from free or reduced school lunch programs often go hungry.

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Hunger in Cincinnati
3:50 pm
Tue April 23, 2013

Skipping lunch to draw attention to hunger

Sarah Ramsey

Cincinnati Council Member P.G. Sittenfeld and others will be on Fountain Square Wednesday at noon for "The Greater Cincinnati Day of Fasting."


Sittenfeld is asking residents to voluntarily forgo lunch in order to experience a small measure of hunger that's part of many people's daily lives in the city.

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