Poverty and Hunger

University of the Cumberlands

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

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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

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“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

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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.