Texas, unfortunately, is number one in our nation for food insecurity for children, according to The Houston Food Bank. In Harris County, there is an estimated poverty rate of 16.4% for individuals, but children under five are disproportionately affected by a poverty rate of 25.7% ...at 28.2% - 1,871,600 children are living in food insecure homes.
(CHILDREN AT RISK, Growing up in Houston 2008-2010)."
Kids' Meals is a 501(c)3 non profit. The mission of Kids’ Meals, Inc. is to end hunger among children by delivering nutritious meals to the doors of preschool children in need, free of cost, every weekday, year round. As the nations only meals-on-wheels service for children, we provide healthy, home-delivered lunches to hungry children under the age of five who live in poverty.
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