Kenneth Rasmussen
Kenneth Rasmussen KEH-nith ee-LIE-juh RASS-muss-in (he/him/his)
News Reporter, Phoenix

Kenneth Rasmussen expects to graduate in June 2024 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. Rasmussen has interned with AZ Big Media, OutVoices and Arizona Capitol Times.

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22 years later, 9/11 Tempe Healing Field tribute honors lives in terrorist attack

TEMPE – The Tempe Healing Field tribute at Tempe Beach Park honors the lives of those who died during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

A visitor walks through rows of flags at the 9/11 Tempe Healing Field tribute at Tempe Beach Park, on Sept. 11, 2023. (Photo by Kiersten Edgett/Cronkite News)

Amid high inflation, St. Mary’s Food Bank serves a record number of people in need

PHOENIX – A record-breaking 50,000 families visited the Phoenix and Surprise locations of St. Mary’s Food Bank just in August. With the cost of living on the rise, Arizonans in need are turning to the food bank to help make ends meet.

Americorps allocates funds to food security

Americorps puts $2 million toward supporting the Arizona Food Bank Network by opening positions in the state to help curb hunger.

AmeriCorps grant gives Arizona food banks more resources to help food insecurity

MESA – AmeriCorps, the federal agency for national service and volunteerism, has granted $180,000 to the Arizona Food Bank Network to fund 33 VISTA positions in the state. VISTA workers will dedicate a year to giving back to food insecure communities.