September 1, 2015
Ohio Association of Foodbanks Awarded $2 Million Federal Navigator Grant

"For the third consecutive year, the Ohio Association of Foodbanks and its network of strategic consortium members was awarded a federal Navigator grant by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. This $2 million grant will allow us to provide Navigator services throughout Ohio, educating consumers about affordable health care coverage options and helping them to enroll in plans available through the federally-facilitated Health Insurance Marketplace."

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August 17, 2015
LISTEN: Bill Aims to Reduce Summer Hunger Among Ohio Kids

A bill introduced in the U.S. Senate, the Hunger Free Summer for Kids Act, would help expand the Summer Food Service Program. The legislation would establish a summer electronic benefit program so families can purchase food. It would also allow states to provide meals through backpack meal programs and delivery options.

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August 13, 2015
Foodbanks Struggle to Meet Surprising Demand

Foodbanks across the country are seeing a rising demand for free groceries despite the growing economy, leading some charities to reduce the amount of food they offer each family. "People keep coming earlier and earlier, they're standing in line, hoping they get there before the food runs out," Lisa Hamler-Fugitt of the Ohio Association of Foodbanks said.

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