Nutrition Starts in Elementary School

Home to a diverse population of students, Arnett Elementary in Erlanger, KY opened a school pantry in September last year. They have also been hosting Pop Up Pantries at the school – offering fresh, nutritious produce to families and introducing them to the idea of healthy eating.

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A Second Chance

Cortheas Gatewood graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a degree in Computer Engineering. A series of unfortunate events sent him to prison for a short while. When he was released, he found that he was unemployable because of his past history. LIFT the TriState served as a transformative experience for this young man, helping him find a job and lead an independent life once again.

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Glenn and Marianne Culbertson

Glenn and Marianne Culbertson’s relationship with the Freestore Foodbank began over 20 years ago through volunteering at holiday food distributions with their young daughters. Many years later they continue to support us through GE’s matching gift program.

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Before there can be a conversation on possibilities and potential, we must provide food. It is the single most important foundational element linking all people.


Addressing hunger allows us to have conversations on other issues affecting individuals, families and communities to help create stability and self-reliance for those in need.


By connecting those in need to services that create stability, we work to determine the root causes of hunger and poverty and build hope in our community.
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