• 7,822,270 total meals provided

    Celebrating 2,267 volunteers of all ages

    packaging 474,352 Nutri-Plenty® meals YTD in 2022!

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St. Peter’s Lutheran School and Orphan Grain Train partner with LTH to assist Eastern Kentucky

September 15, 2022
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On September 14th, more than 400 students grades K-8 at St. Peter’s Lutheran School (Columbus, IN) worked throughout the school day to create 32,010 fortified Nutri-Plenty® meals. With the help of Orphan Grain Train of Indiana, 132 cartons of nutritious, easy-to-prepare meals will be delivered to Myra, KY to assist the Manna From Heaven food pantry in restocking their shelves. The pantry, that assists underserved families in Letcher County, lost all of its contents during the devastating July 28 flash flooding, including several freezers and refrigerators that were full of perishable food.

Students at St. Peter’s Lutheran School work diligently to create Nutri-Plenty® meals!
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YouthWorks Volunteers Serve Throughout Summer

August 1, 2022
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Seventy-five YouthWorks volunteers from throughout the U.S. worked in small-group teams in June and July to package more than 22,000 Nutri-Plenty® servings. The fortified meals are being included in shipments of aid to Ukraine, Haiti, and Eastern Kentucky. YouthWorks volunteers also provided help in moving equipment and supplies to a new storage location. THANK YOU YouthWorks for your commitment to serving children and families vulnerable to hunger.

All the way from Iowa, this YouthWorks team was part of the seventy-five volunteers assisting Love the Hungry this summer!
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UPS Volunteers Multiply the Meals

June 13, 2022
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UPS new hire pilots and other team members joined forces to package more than 26,000 Nutri-Plenty servings. 15,000 meals will be included in a shipment of humanitarian aid to Ukraine, and a portion of the meals will also be designated to assist the underserved in the city of Louisville. UPS and Love the Hungry are partnering throughout 2022 for recurring monthly service projects that will result in more than 100,000 total meals for children and families most vulnerable to hunger throughout the world.

UPSers are combatting global hunger through hands-on service.

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Louisville Task Force Supports Ukraine

March 25, 2022
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In support of the people of Ukraine, local nonprofits and community organizations are partnering to provide humanitarian aid that will address the most urgent needs. To learn how Louisville is taking action, visit: http://www.louisvilleky.gov/ukraine

With the help of volunteers of all ages, Love the Hungry will be packaging fortified meals throughout the month of April. Your donation will have a direct impact on multiplying the meals. https://www.givegab.com/campaigns/20-000-meals-to-ukraine

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Local Students Help Feed Ukraine Refugees

March 6, 2022
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More than 100 student volunteers from St. Aloysius, Immaculate Conception, St. Margaret Mary, St. Patrick, and Sacred Heart Academy packaged 23,760 Nutri-Plenty® servings that will provide humanitarian aid to children and families fleeing war in Ukraine. The fortified meals are being donated to Operation Ukraine, a nonprofit organization with more than 20 years of experience working in Ukraine, and will likely be delivered to Poland to assist refugees. An additional 50,000 servings are being provided by Love the Hungry.

If your organization would like to sponsor a Love the Hungry packaging session, please send an email to info@lovethehungry.org or phone 502-459-9199.

Student volunteers put their faith into action on Saturday, March 5th at the LTH Packaging Center.
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Bardstown Rotary reaches milestone!

February 8, 2022
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Since 2013, the Bardstown Rotary Club and local high school students have commemorated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by partnering with Love the Hungry to package fortified meals for children and families vulnerable to hunger. On January 17th, forty-eight volunteers produced 20,154 Nutri-Plenty® servings – resulting in a grand total of more than 215,000 total meals packaged through ten annual service events! Only four other regional organizations have produced more meals since Love the Hungry was launched in 2012.

A portion of the fortified meals packaged in 2022 were donated to the disaster response efforts in Bowling Green, KY to assist families impacted by the December tornado outbreak.

Volunteers gathered at Bethlehem High School for the annual MLK, Jr. Day service project.
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September volunteers produce 68,000 Nutri-Plenty® servings!

October 5, 2021
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More than 500 volunteers participated in Love the Hungry packaging sessions during the month of September – producing 68,166 fortified meals! St. Peter’s Lutheran School (Columbus, IN) engaged students grades K-8 in a day-long service project that generated 30,000+ meals. The numbers were also boosted by teams from Middletown Christian Church, Louisville Bourbon Club, Sacred Heart Academy, and Calvary Christian Center.

Students from St. Peter’s Lutheran School worked throughout the day to help multiply the meals.
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Love the Hungy, SOS, and WaterStep deliver aid to Haiti

September 2, 2021
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In the wake of Haiti’s devastating earthquake, local nonprofits SOS, WaterStep and Love the Hungry worked together to quickly deliver aid to those suffering from damage and loss. The shipment, which arrived just days after the earthquake occured, included medical supplies, water purification equipment, and 30,000 fortified Nutri-Plenty® meals. Our thanks to UPS for coordinating shipping logistics. Reach Out America, a disaster response NGO, is providing oversight for identifying needs and distributing supplies where they can have the greatest impact.

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Small-Group Summer Makes BIG Impact

September 2, 2021
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22 small-group teams. 484 volunteers of all ages. 133,950 Nutri-Plenty® servings! The Summer of 2021 has recharged the mission to provide life-changing nutrition to children and families vulnerable to hunger. Most importantly, Love the Hungry has met urgent needs for nutritious meals by providing Nutri-Plenty® servings to partnering organizations in Ethiopia, Guatemala, Haiti, Liberia, and the U.S./Puerto Rico. THANK YOU to all those who served.

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32,000 Nutri-Plenty® Servings Packaged at LWML Convention

June 28, 2021
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More than 150 volunteers from across the U.S. helped kick off the 39th Biennial LWML Convention on Thursday, June 24 with a day of service. Working in small-group teams at the Lexington Convention Center, volunteers produced 32,742 fortified Nutri-Plenty® servings that were donated to Orphan Grain Train – Indiana. The meals will provide nourishment to children and families most vulnerable to hunger in rural eastern Kentucky and Haiti.

LWML volunteers were all smiles as they helped multiply the meals!
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