Millions of children around the world grow hungrier every day. And the United States is no different.
According to the Department of Agriculture (USDA), 15.8 million children under the age of 18 live in households across the 50 states where they are unable to consistently access enough nutritious food necessary for a healthy life.
So when we discovered a great grandmother from Washington state who is trying to lower those numbers, we just had to share her story.
Phyllis Shaughnessy lives in the Gray’s Harbor school district, which is a run-down town with low income families and no available work nearby for the people who desperately need it. And the children are the ones who end up suffering the most.
During the school year, the township’s children are fed through the school’s lunch program. But when summer arrives, that lunch aid comes to a grinding halt.
So when Shaughnessy learned…
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