About 1 in 5 Adults in East Texas are deemed “food insecure”. That means they simply don’t have enough to eat. And that number is even higher for children.
Thankfully there are school lunch programs during the year to at least provide one good nutritious meal during the week while the kids are in school. But when the summer break comes and school isn’t in session, many children can go hungry.
(Read and listen to this story from Redriverradio.org)