Local hunger fighters win Walmart contest

(FOX19) - Some local food banks won big in Walmart's Fighting Hunger Together initiative in April.

From April 1 to April 30, more than 443,000 votes were cast for the more than 300 eligible Feeding America food banks and partner agencies as part of a campaign to fight hunger in local communities.

The Brighton Center in Newport, Madisonville Education and Assistance Center and Inter Parish Ministry in Cincinnati each won $20,000 to help them fight hunger in our community.