Hunger has been called the most severe and critical manifestation of poverty. Further, in the insidious, cyclical nature of the relationship between the two, hunger causes poverty. Think of the child born to poverty who seldom has access to a filling, nutritional meal. The resulting poor health, diminished body size, low energy and reduced mental […]
This year has taken a huge toll for our communities, and at the front lines are healthcare workers who help support everyone facing these issues each day. A recent USA Today article reported a Center for Disease Control tally of over 400,000 cases of coronavirus and more than 1400 deaths among healthcare workers nation-wide. Yet, […]
Food insecurity is the disruption of food intake or eating patterns because of lack of money or other resources, and effective government policies are needed to help protect people from hunger.
Child hunger continues to be a problem in America, which may come as a surprise to many. Unlike other areas of the world, food scarcity is not the problem in the U.S.; the problem is poverty.
2020 was a year of unexpected and unprecedented stress on philanthropic organizations, and non-profits need to be more directed and focused than ever.
Teaching your kids the benefits of staying involved with and giving back to their community can pay dividends in many ways throughout their lives.
As with everything in 2020, our Annual KFI Pastathon was a little different this year. The Pastathon, which is the largest single yearly fundraiser for Caterina’s Club, was held virtually on from December 1st – 4th. We raised a grand total $770,827 and obtained an impressive amount of 75,980 lbs of pasta and sauce!
The lack of affordable housing has been a problem in Orange County for some time. Even for those who are housed, the line between paying the rent and being out on the street is a fragile one. The COVID pandemic has further exacerbated the housing crisis and strained resources beyond their maximum capacity. For instance, […]
There’s no doubt our seniors are especially at risk to health concerns from the coronavirus, and those in the working force have both physical and economic well-being matters to traverse, but our children are in many ways uniquely vulnerable. While everyone needs to make adjustments to the new normal, kids have far less basis for […]