Toledo must feed its children

When Lyndon Johnson enlisted the nation’s help with the war on poverty, who would have believed — more than 50 years later — that so many children in the Toledo area would be going hungry? A quarter of Toledo’s population lives in poverty and Toledo Public Schools has the highest rate of homelessness in Ohio with nearly 3,000 homeless students. … Read More

Nonprofit fights childhood hunger in northwest Ohio

Childhood hunger in northwest Ohio is an ongoing and growing problem, one that Connecting Kids to Meals is trying to rectify. “Going hungry is a problem we should be able to solve,” said Wendi Huntley, the nonprofit’s president. “The core issue is that people don’t know there is a childhood hunger problem in our community.” The group is hosting an … Read More