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Food Accessibility- LAP
Transcript of Food Accessibility- LAP
Food Insecurity in Low-Income Areas
Their Success so Far
Lindsey Royce and Stephanie Gabel
Lack of Money
Lack of Transportation
Fast Food Restaurants
More Expensive Healthcare Bill
The Never-Ending Cycle
29 million dollars saved
Progress so Far...
feed 200 thousand people a month for free with this food
Leftover does not mean expired
hypertension (high blood pressure)
type 2 diabetes
At the end of last year:
- 10,720 individuals were educated through courses
- provided grocery store tours for 2,599 individuals
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St. Louis Metro Area
$190 billion spent
220, 635 hours contributed
Each 6 week program = $2,500 for up to 20 individuals
Looking to the Future...
a family of 4 can have a good dinner made for under 10 dollars and then they will have lots of leftovers for the next day