...7 out of 11 census tracts in Wellspring's service area are food deserts?
In fact 1 in 3 people in Allen County live in food deserts.
Nearly 52,000 neighbors in Allen County are considered food insecure of which 18,000 are children.
Not only are children vulnerable to food insecurity, so are seniors. The Community Harvest Food Bank saw their SeniorPak program double in demand from 2017 to 2018. Food insecurity doesn't discriminate and impacts us all.
Trinity English Lutheran Church provides Dignity Bags for our Wellspring Shoppe clients. Volunteers from Trinity English Lutheran Church fill 200 bags with personal hygiene products for the entire family throughout the year. Clients are grateful and so are we for Trinity English's continued support of Wellspring.
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Regardless of one's circumstances, everyone deserves