No child should go hungry. That’s why we help fight childhood hunger through a variety of innovative initiatives.
Good health starts with good food. And where there is good health, there is the ability to learn, play and give back. Without healthy food, the cycle of food insecurity is perpetuated. Eating healthy, balanced meals is especially challenging in our community for the 1 in 4 kids who don’t know where their next meal is coming from.
A hungry child cannot focus in school – they struggle to perform in the classroom, consistently scoring lower than their peers.
In order to ensure that food-insecure children in Los Angeles County have the nutritious food they need to grow, learn and thrive, the Food Bank provides the following Children’s Nutrition Programs: