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Tamara Sandberg
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Tamara Sandberg has served as the executive director of the Kentucky Association of Food Banks since March 2011. She has a Master’s of Science degree in Family and Consumer Sciences from the University of Wyoming and brings 20 years of experience in the nonprofit realm.

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Together We Can Solve Hunger in Kentucky

(0) Comments | Posted June 24, 2013 | 10:40 AM

How can anyone face hunger in a country that wastes millions of pounds of food each year? There is more than enough food in America to feed every man, woman and child.

Yet new data released this month by Feeding America shows that hunger remains a persistent...

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Tax Credit to Benefit Hungry Kentuckians

(0) Comments | Posted May 10, 2013 | 1:11 PM

Most of us can agree that the 2013 session of the Kentucky General Assembly ended with a much greater sense of accomplishment than in recent years. Action was taken on a number of important issues including work on pension reform, raising the school dropout age and authorizing a panel to...

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The Childhood Obesity-Hunger Paradox

(1) Comments | Posted May 22, 2012 | 4:12 PM

There's a paradox at play in America: How can people be hungry and obese at the same time? Perhaps there's no place where this is more evident than in my state. Kentucky ranks astonishingly high on both measures. Ours was named the 6th most obese state in the country in...

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