Hunger and Nutrition

Properly nourished students attend school more regularly, and they perform better in the classroom… meeting a child’s most basic need for food can have long-lasting and far-reaching effects. — Be|Undivided

25% of Houston households with children don’t have reliable access to nutritious and affordable food. Let’s help — check out these ideas and resources to get started:

How churches can help with nutrition and health living:

  • Food Distribution Programs (Lunches of Love, Blessings in a Backpack, Food Bank)
  • After-School and Summer Programs (healthy snacks, opportunities for physical activity)
  • Development of Community Gardens and Local Parks
  • Access to Church Facilities (e.g. playgrounds, gyms)
  • Holiday Programs (food distribution, activities for kids of working parents)
  • Advocate for access to affordable and nutritious restaurants and grocery stores

 

Know of any other Hunger and Nutrition resources? Let us know!

Want help getting started? Let us know!