Loudoun Hunger Relief Focuses on Good Nutrition

March is National Nutrition Month.  This is a good time to remember Loudoun Hunger Relief provides not only food, but also information to help families make tasty and nutritious meals.  LHR is proud to work alongside partners such as Five Stone Institute and Virginia Cooperative Extension, Loudoun County Office to provide nutrition education to the community.  This week’s spotlight is a video from our Cooking on a Budget Continue reading “Loudoun Hunger Relief Focuses on Good Nutrition”

Learn more about hunger in America

Prior to the pandemic, Feeding America estimated that 50 million Americans, including 1 in 4 children nationwide, were food insecure. That means that they often don’t know where their next meal is coming from, they run out of food before they have the means to buy more, or they purchase filling, low cost, but low nutritive value foods to fill bellies instead of higher cost fruits, vegetables or higher nutrition items. We recommend this sobering movie, A Place at the Table, for a closer look at what’s behind our problem with hunger in America.

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Just for fun – TP in the Time of Pandemic

A Variety of sizes of rolls of TPSince the beginning of the pandemic, we’ve seen lots of different brands of community generosity. One of the ways people have been generous is toilet paper donations.
From the beginning, when TP was not to be had, we’ve gotten donations of it here and there. We’ve held them for our most vulnerable populations–our elderly and disabled shut ins.

Now that the TP is rolling again, we’re seeing donations of all sizes. This is what was on our shelves yesterday. Who knew TP was made in such variety!