According to Shelby County Human Services, food insecurity has tripled in recent years.
Shelby County Human Services continues to work in providing food with other community organizations that aren't government funded. One hunger effort, the Community Action Program agency, feeds thousands of individuals and families every month. Shelbyville Mayor Tom DeBaun said in a statement, "We need to create a situation where people can become self-sufficient, not just a kitchen."Read the Entire Article
Federal Programs Related to - Food Distribution
Programs that provide access to free or low-cost food products. Baby Food Suppliers; Brown Bag Programs; Commodity Distribution; Emergency Food; Food Aid Programs; Food Banks; Food Baskets; Food Clearinghouse Programs; Food Closet Programs; Food Gleaning Programs; Food Lines; Food Pantry Programs; Food Supplement Distribution; Food Vouchers; Groceries on Wheels; Grocery Vouchers; Sack Lunches/Dinners; Surplus Commodity Distribution
Federal Programs Related to - Hunger Action
Programs which seek to alleviate and prevent hunger. Includes domestic and international programs.