Hunger is a national problem that affects millions of people at the local level.

Hunger is a national problem that affects millions of people at the local level. One church from Monte­video has decided to try something that hasn’t been done in Montevideo before: build a community food box.

Trinity Lutheran Church has partnered with Woodland Centers to bring the food box concept to town. A food box at its most basic level is a place where people can drop off food which can then be taken by those struggling with hunger issues. On another level, it is about the responsibility of taking care of people in our own community.

Hunger is an unseen epidemic. Our friends, neighbors, and people new to Montevideo may be experiencing hunger, and we may not even be aware of it. Hunger doesn’t care if you are young or old. It doesn’t care if you are educated or not. Hunger doesn’t care if you are employed, unemployed, or retired. Hunger can affect anyone.

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