In 2019,Feed the Hungry provided 140 children a summer camp experience; fixed 2,500 meals for breakfast and dinner a month; prepared 175 turkey baskets; fed 70 residents Thanksgiving dinner and gave more than 500 toys to area children.
Here are some other Black History Month events in the region:
Lane Libraries present storyteller
Fourth-generation Affrilachian storyteller Lynette Ford will give a presentation from 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the Fairfield Lane Library and 3-4 p.m. at the Hamilton Lane Library.
The event is free and open to the public. Registration is not required. For more information about this and other programs at the Lane Libraries, call 513-894-6557 or visit the Lane website at www.lanepl.org.
‘Soul Salute’ set for Oxford
Yvette Harris will be the introductory guest speaker for Oxford Seniors’ “Soul Salute” at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 26 at Oxford Seniors’ Great Room, 922 Tollgate Drive.
Harris will highlight the impact African-Americans on American history. The event is free and and open to the public.
Oxford Seniors has sponsored a public event during African American History month since 2009 to promote inclusion and diversity. Light refreshments will be served.
For more information, call 513-523-8100.
HOW TO GO:
WHAT: 7th annual All Black Attire Martin Luther King Gala
WHEN: Saturday. Social hour: 6-7 p.m.; program: 7-9 p.m.; ball: 9-11 p.m.
WHERE: Centre Park of West Chester, 5800 Muhlhauser Road, West Chester
HOW MUCH: $70. Table of 10 for $600.
MORE INFORMATION: www.feedthehungryproject.org.