Poverty and Hunger

University of the Cumberlands

University of the Cumberlands Students Fill Backpacks With Food for Hungry Kids

Program volunteers fill 900 backpacks a week with non-perishable food items for students in Knox and Whitley counties.
Erskine College

Erskine College Students Package 11,000-Plus Meals in Three Hours to Feed the Hungry

“It is awesome to see students give up their time to serve people they will never meet," said event organizer Iris Gadsden.

Alice Lloyd College Professor Leads Program to Help Food-Insecure Children in Knott County, Kentucky

When Denise Jacobs learned that local school children were saving their lunch food for hungry siblings at home, she launched Power Up for Nutrition program.