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New data reveals Kentucky is making progress in fighting after-school hunger for children

By Mary Kuhlman Public News Service Kentucky is making progress in ensuring kids don’t go to bed on an empty stomach. According to new data from the Food Research and Action Center, more than 17,000 low-income children participated in after-school supper programs each day on average in October 2017. That’s a 16 percent increase from 2016. Elizabeth Fiehler, child and adult care food program...

Fidelity Email Pals pairing 30 employees, middle school students starts again soon

Fidelity Investments is bringing back Fidelity Email Pals for the second year. The program pairs more than 30 Fidelity employees with Boys and Girls Club student members from clubs in Covington, Newport and Lower Price Hill and Over-The-Rhine in Cincinnati.   The adult-student pairs will meet on Thursday, Sept. 25, from 5-6 p.m. at a kickoff party held at the company’s Covington address...