Tag: food insecurity
While understandably and undeniably inefficient compared to larger-scale interventions, community fridges are new approach to a persistent problem may have broader implications for the ways we deliver services and how we envision our role in the community.
While rent relief might not be their mission, organizations are focusing on the immediate needs of residents. But with all of their staff and monetary resources being used to plug holes, some organizations believe they’re a few months or another crisis away from financial disaster.
The Little Tokyo Eats program has so far purchased over $55,000 in food from 11 local restaurants for seniors living in low-income housing in a Los Angeles neighborhood. How did the program make it through a rough first week of food fulfillment?