By Bridget Welch, LMT
Right here in the greater Tallahassee area many children just beginning elementary school are having trouble concentrating and falling asleep in class because they are not getting enough to eat. The average poverty rate in Florida is about 14 percent. In the Big Bend region, the poverty rate is about 20 percent!
“We’re trying to shine the light on hunger as an epidemic,” says Jessica N. Jackson, Development Director of Second Harvest. Second Harvest has programs to feed the hungry of all ages in their 11 county service area.
In an interview with... Read more