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LouisvilleKY’s Lift a Life Foundation and Community Foundation of Louisville Seek Hunger Innovation Fellow

LOUISVILLLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Lift a Life Foundation and the Community Foundation of Louisville are seeking a Hunger Innovation Fellow to accelerate and elevate Louisville’s approach to addressing food insecurity. The one-year, $100,000 fellowship is for an innovator who sees food access through a different lens. By applying knowledge and best practices from other sectors, the foundation partners are looking for a candidate who can bring a fresh perspective to the challenge of food insecurity. “In Louisville, Kentucky there are people who do not have easy access to quality, nutritious food, which we believe is a right,” said Susan Barry, President & CEO, Community Foundation…


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Two Louisville Ky schools win national leadership certification

Doss High School and Mercy Academy among the schools with top honors. Here is the press release: NEWARK, Del., Jan. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — This week, a group of schools and youth clubs across the country received the Lead2Feed Certified School honor in recognition for their inspiring community service work and impressive demonstrations of leadership. Lead2Feed is the nation’s leading and fastest growing free student leadership program that encourages students to develop leadership and teamwork skills by completing service learning projects addressing hunger or other community needs. Lead2Feed is a Common Core-aligned program inspired by Executive Chairman of Louisville-based Yum!…


Three Louisville Schools Awarded Thousands of Dollars In Grant Money

MCLEAN, Va., May 18, 2015 — Five student teams from middle and high schools around the country have won the third annual Lead2Feed World Hunger Leadership Challenge and will be awarded $25,000 each for their schools’ nonprofit of choice engaged in hunger relief, and $20,000 in technology products for their school.  Lead2Feed is the nation’s leading and fastest growing free service learning program which aims to solve world hunger by teaching leadership skills to students. Since its inception in 2012, nearly a million students in 3,500 schools and clubs participated across all 50 states donating more than 22,000 volunteer hours and…