February 9, 2017
Child Hunger Fighters Come Together to Plan for Summer

The beginnings of spring may still be several weeks away, but Ohio's Summer Food Service Program providers are already busy planning for summer. Today, more than 250 people attended a statewide summit focused on expanding the scope and reach of the Summer Food Service Program in Ohio.

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January 22, 2017
Obamacare, Medicaid-expansion recipients in Ohio fear repeal

Breast-cancer survivor Susan Halpern said she is terrified about losing her health care coverage. "I'm trying to figure out a way to survive and keep some kind of health insurance," she said. Nearly 1 million Ohioans are covered under the ACA's expansion of Medicaid coverage and creation of an insurance exchange marketplace that offers federal subsidies to help many Americans pay premiums.

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January 9, 2017
LISTEN: Hunger relief groups asking for increased funding to programs

Governor John Kasich has warned state agencies and associations that this year's budget will be tight. However, the Ohio Association of Foodbanks believes that's exactly why Governor Kasich needs to increase funding for hunger relief. The association says the possible recession that Governor Kasich has been warning about means more people will be in need of this kind of support.

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