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In the 21st century, we have achieved tremendous accomplishments in innovative medicine, advancement in technology and machinery, expensive space exploration, and much, much more. However, as simple as it may sound, we still don’t have proper food security and nutrition for everyone in the United States. Over 13 million kids in the United States aren’t getting the food they need. And Over 1.9 million of them live in California.
 
California produces nearly half of the nation’s fruits and vegetables, yet 1 in 8 Californians currently struggle with food insecurity. “Food insecurity” is the occasional or constant lack of access to the food one needs for a healthy, active life.
 
Food insecurity has serious impacts on an individual’s well-being, which may result in poor school attendance and performance, lowered workplace productivity, and physical and mental health problems. Individuals struggling with food insecurity have to make tough decisions that no one should face. No family should have to decide between buying groceries or paying rent, no senior should have to choose between food and medicine, and no parent should have to skip a meal in order for their children to eat.
 
California Food Aid, a nonprofit public charity that raises funds to provide education on proper nutrition and feeds children in an effort to prevent illnesses related to inadequate nourishment.