Help is not only available, but more is on its way to feed what anti-poverty advocates say is an increasing number of hungry or potentially hungry people in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.
Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) said Wednesday – in introducing legislation to help more families enroll in the National School Lunch program – that fewer than 10 percent of eligible children in Ohio are participating in a similar summer feeding initiative.
He said not enough children are receiving food and proper nutrition during non-school months. There are more than 1,000 sites for the Summer Food Service Program, including about 150 in Hamilton County.
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