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Marking 50th Anniversary of Food Stamp Act
Hunger Hub marks the 50th anniversary of the Food Stamp Act of 1964, groundbreaking legislation to help American families struggling with poverty and hunger.
Learn about the modern-day "SNAP Gap" and the economic impact of federal food assistance in Franklin County today.Read More
Power Up with Free Meals
Starting this Fall, every student in Columbus City Schools will get a free lunch -- along with free breakfast -- regardless of family income.
It’s simple: hungry kids can’t learn. The “Power Up with Free Meals” initiative will have major impacts on both student success and hunger in our city’s urban core.Read More
Share Your Favorite Lunchtime Memories
Tater tots? Pizza? Grilled cheese on Texas toast with tomato soup?
Think back to your school days. What was your favorite food for lunch?
Read the cafeteria memories that people throughout Columbus are sharing and posting to the Hunger Hub. What’s yours?Read More
CHA, Columbus Museum of Art Present Food Challenge for Kids at Local School
Children’s Hunger Alliance has partnered with the Columbus Museum of Art (CMA) to provide educational and enjoyable programs for children at summer meal program sites in Franklin County. CMA's first appearance was at Trevitt Elementary SchoolRead More
Veggie SNAP helps more enjoy fresh produce
For the nearly quarter million area residents who rely on federal food assistance to eat each month, a new effort by Franklin County and the City of Columbus will provide access to fresh fruits and vegetables at local farmers' markets.Read More
Snapshots of Summer: Half-a-Million Meals
A picture is worth a thousand words. But the important number this summer is how many at-risk kids take advantage of free meals.
Hunger Hub founding partner Children’s Hunger Alliance looks to top more than half-a-million meals in Columbus.Read More
School Report Cards Reflect Impact of Poverty and Hunger
In Ohio's high schools where the majority of students are economically disadvantaged, nine out of every ten schools received low grades on their state academic report card.
But a recent report shows how three high schools here in Columbus Public Schools beat the odds that poverty and hunger stacked against their students.Read More
Columbus City Schools to Offer Free Lunch
Starting this fall, every student in Columbus City Schools will receive a free lunch.
Both hunger and poverty have a disproportional impact on the children. Hungry kids can't learn. And it's more than just being distracted by a growling stomach.
Food Aid for Poor Franklin County Families Also Feeds Local Economy and Jobs