LLASH COVID-19 Emergency Response
LLASH has partnered with the Emmanuel Brinklow Seventh-day Adventist Church to address the rapidly growing number of hungry families in our community:
On August 20, 2020 we will distribute food to those in need at Emmanuel Brinklow Church.
18800 New Hampshire Ave,
Ashton, MD 20861
Poorer health for children
Food insecure children are more likely to experience stomach aches, headaches, colds, ear infections, and fatigue. They are sick more often, recover more slowly, and are more likely to be hospitalized.
Poorer health for seniors
Food insecure seniors are 53 percent more likely to report a heart attack, 52 percent more likely to develop asthma, and 40 percent more likely to report an experience of congestive heart failure.