According the Kentucky Association of Food Banks, over 750,000 Kentuckians—17 percent of the population—are faced with hunger. For children, that number increases to one in four.
“Hunger is a solvable issue,” said Liz Renzaglia, the UK Student Dietetic and Nutrition Association co-chair for hunger. “It’s an issue of inequitable distribution of resources and power. When we can start bringing those resources to people, it’s amazing.”
The students decided to do the event after they participated in a similar event at Auburn University as a part of the Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit.
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