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 awareness luncheon Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the SeaGate Convention Centre in downtown Toledo. The free event will feature various speakers on the issue of childhood hunger and the efforts under way to combat it.

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