Food insecurity is harmful to all people, but it is particularly devastating to children. Proper nutrition is critical to a child’s development. Not having enough of the right kinds of food can have serious implications for a child’s physical and mental health, academic achievement and future economic prosperity.
Nationally 1 in 5 children live with food insecurity, locally in Lonsdale we help an average of 40 families a month. With in those 40 families there are 53 children and 52 adults! More than half the food that goes out the LAFS's doors are going to children in Lonsdale.
LAFS tries provide nutritious foods as often and in as many forms as we can. If you wish to help us in this fight against hunger in our own community please consider supporting us. There are many ways for you to support LAFS, just check out the Supporting LAFS page for more info or you may click here to donate using a credit card online.
Please watch this inspiring video from Feeding America.
Thank you Lonsdale, we cant do this with out you!