Lisa Hamler-Fugitt

On the front lines of the poverty fight, the struggle for resources continues

BY: - February 11, 2021

On the front lines of the poverty fight, the struggle for resources continues

Help is on the way, but hunger still confronts a vast swath of Ohio

BY: - January 11, 2021

When Congress passed a $900 million covid-relief package just before Christmas, it contained good news for legions of desperate Americans. But one of Ohio’s top advocates against hunger said it won’t be nearly enough. Among its provisions is a four-month, 15% increase in benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. But said Lisa Hamler-Fugitt, executive […]

National Guard assistance to foodbanks extended into December

BY: - September 21, 2020

Ohio's volunteer-strapped foodbanks are getting help into December, the Ohio National Guard announced Thursday.