employee volunteers helped make sandwiches, assemble lunches, and prep fruit. After
lunch was served to kids on-site, Molina volunteers personally delivered lunches
to families in low-income housing in the surrounding area.
several cities in Bend County, a large percentage of children (over 87% at Title
1 schools) qualify for free and reduced-price lunches during the school year,” said
Sheila Shelton, director of community engagement for Molina Healthcare of
Texas. “Many of these children would go hungry or experience inadequate
nutrition without organizations like Lunches of Love, and we’re pleased to
support their efforts.”
ranks third in the nation for food insecurity, meaning one in five adults and
one in four children in the state are hungry, and that is simply unacceptable,”
said Texas Department of Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples.