Marshall alumni reading to support Facing Hunger Foodbank

HUNTINGTON — The A.E. Stringer Visiting Writers Series at Marshall University will host a reading to support the Facing Hunger Foodbank at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, in room 154 of Smith Hall. It will feature readings, a Q&A session and book signing with Jordan Farmer and Rajia Hassib, and is free and open to

20,000 lbs of food donated to Facing Hunger Food Bank

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WOWK) — Food insecurity continues to be an issue the Tri-State struggles with. But Wednesday morning, Facing Hunger Food Bank in Huntington received a large donation. A semi-truck filled with 20,000 pounds of food was delivered to the Huntington-based food bank by members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints...read

Proposed SNAP cuts could push 25,000 West Virginians from program

More than 25,000 West Virginians would lose food stamp benefits under a Trump administration proposal that would change how states determine eligibility for the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program. Nearly 300,000 West Virginia residents rely on SNAP, according to data from the state Department of Health and Human Resources. One third of those SNAP recipients are

West Virginia food banks celebrate September as Hunger Action Month

BRAXTON COUNTY, W. Va. (WOWK) — Foodbank organizations across West Virginia are recognizing September as Hunger Action Month, a month dedicated to help fighting hunger within our communities. Hunger Action Month is a national initiative when the Feeding America network of food banks unites to urge individuals to take action in their communities...read more

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