A hungry child cannot learn. A hungry adult is not productive. A hungry community cannot flourish. In Forsyth County, 57% of children in public schools qualify for free/reduced school meals. 25% of children in our community are considered food insecure. 29% of food insecure residents do not qualify for Food and Nutrition assistance. Family Services, the Chef and Child Foundation, and Second Harvest Food Bank are collaborating on solutions, such as the annual Childhood Nutrition Day Breakfast and family education event, held October 16, 2015, at Sarah Y. Austin Head Start Center.

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