Every day, people in Dallas drive to and from work, unaware that kids in their own backyard are struggling to eat. Whether they realize it or not, nearly 145,000 children in their city will go without dinner tonight.
You Can Do a Brunch of Good
Hunger Busters provides fresh meals with a veggie, fruit, fresh bread, milk, apple sauce, and a cookie or fruit cup. Hunger Busters provides healthier meals 5 days a week to over 2,000 students
$1.45 – Feeds a child for a day
$14.50 – Feeds a Child for 10 days
$145 – Feeds a child for 107 days
$1450 – Feeds two elementary schools
145,000 children in the Dallas Independent School District go without the third meal of day.
Nationally, Dallas is #2 in child poverty and food insecurity.
Hungry children are 2 times more likely to have higher tardy rates and to miss school time.
Children from food insecure households have significantly lower test scores.