DID YOU KNOW?
A simple $2 donation allows 1 young child to be fed nutritiously for 1 week.
Each month, almost 20,000 children from 0 to 5 years old receive food aid from Moisson Montreal and Moisson Rive-Sud. They could almost fill the Bell Centre!
Expecting women need about 3,000& calories every day, but some of them can only afford 1,500 calories because of low income.
Not offering children a healthy diet is to limit their potential for development, to favor limitations and future health problems and it is to prevent them from full development.
If it's difficult for parents to live with their own hunger, it's even more difficult to live with the hunger of their little ones.
Parents who are not able to feed their family can feel anxiety that can sometimes create considerable stress for children.