Master Provisions will host MPower Lunch Thursday, Nov. 9 at the Airport Marriott Hotel in Hebron.

Master Provisions connects resources to needs. In the Northern Kentucky region last year, those resources included 3.2 million pounds of food distributed to agencies who feed the hungry or through monthly mobile food pantries in Ludlow and Covington. Master Provisions also distributes clothing and shoes locally and internationally, and ships resources to international partners to help people become self-sustaining.

The lunch begins at noon and ends by 1:30 p.m., offering guests a fast-paced, inspirational event that showcases how Master Provisions impacts the lives of people living in crisis. READ MORE…

ACE Hardware presents check to Master Provisions, proceeds of fundraising campaign, to fight hunger

ACE Hardware in Independence presented Master Provisions with a check for $2190, the proceeds of their April Point-of-Sale fundraising campaign to fight hunger in Northern Kentucky.

ACE Hardware owner Bill Winegardner delivered the check to the staff at Master Provisions’ Florence facility.

Throughout April, ACE customers were given the opportunity to add a donation to their payment as they checked out. Customers learned about Master Provisions food outreach program in Northern Kentucky through displays in the store, located on Declaration Drive in Independence.  READ MORE…

Ag Commissioner Quarles ‘blown away’ by coordination of services at MASTER Provisions

Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles toured MASTER Provisions in Florence Wednesday and liked what he saw.

Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles in front of a semi of donated food during a visit to MASTER Provisions in Florence Wednesday (photos by Mark Hansel)

Quarles, who started the Kentucky Hunger Initiative to build collaborative partnerships that will minimize hunger in Commonwealth, said he was “blown away’ by the efforts of the non-profit agency.

“We’ve fully incorporated the faith-based community in the Hunger Initiative,” Quarles said. “They are already serving a constituency that they know far better than any government agency will ever know. There is also a core congregation that usually provides labor which I can see here today.”  READ MORE…