STEPPING UP TO MAKE SURE EVERYONE IS FED

Unless you have actually ever experienced the thought or question of where your next meal is coming from you couldn't possibly understand how awful it is. No one should ever have to go through this pain or wonder about eating but unfortunately, it is a reality. Thankfully, we have several organizations and ministries that step up to help our community when they are in need.

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GROCERY PRICES ARE OUTRAGEOUS FOR ALL

With grocery prices skyrocketing and families not having the budget to afford what they once could many folks are finding themselves without the necessary means to feed their families.

According to the USDA;

In 2022, food prices increased by 9.9 percent. Food-at-home prices increased by 11.4 percent, while food-away-from-home prices increased by 7.7 percent. All food price categories tracked by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Economic Research Service (ERS) increased by more than 5 percent.

 

OWENSBORO MINISTRY OFFERS A HELPING HAND

Shepherd's Hand in Owensboro is an amazing ministry located on Bittel Road. This ministry works on giving a hand up not a handout. They try to do a food box giveaway several times throughout the year. They are offering boxes today, Tuesday, January 31, starting at 1 p.m. Boxes will be given out until they are gone.

OTHER RESOURCES FOR FOOD IN OWENSBORO

If you are unable to make it to the food box giveaway and you are in need of food there are several organizations in the community that do meals throughout the week or have food pantries on a regular basis.

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FEED A FRIEND COMMUNITY THRIFT STORE HELPING THOSE IN NEED

Owensboro's Feed A Friend Community Meal and Thrift Store is located in downtown Owensboro and always looking for volunteers and folks wanting to give back to the community.

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