July 30, 2014
Ohio foodbank program an option for growers

"We would like to work with more farmers if we had the funding," said Lisa Hamler-Fugitt, executive director of the Ohio Association of Foodbanks. "The number of Ohioans we serve keeps growing. We regularly run out of money before we run out of need."

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July 21, 2014
Community Groups Team Up to Serve Kids Free Summer Lunches

More than 800,000 low-income children receive free or reduced meals during the school year in Ohio -- but things are different during the summer break. Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow followed one of many groups trying to provide a service to fill the gap.

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July 15, 2014
Representative from governor's office toured SE Ohio Food Bank and summer feeding sites

The governor's office gave money to the food bank at the end of last year, and that money was mostly spent on the backpack program. The program issues discreet backpacks filled with food that children take home on weekends that is child-friendly, nonperishable, easily consumable and vitamin fortified.

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