New Mexico Ranks 1st in childhood hunger (25% of children in NM live in food insecure homes), 48th in childhood well being, 48th in childhood health and 50th in education.
3,750 APS children and youth qualify as homeless under the McKinney – Vento Homeless Assistance Act – homeless child or youth who lack a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence.
49th in child welfare
(2013 Kids Count Data Book)
44th in Child homelessness
(America’s Youngest Outcasts, 2013)
1st in the nation for child hunger
(Feeding America, 2013)
1st in the nation for children under 5 living in poverty
(ABQ Journal September 2017)
STUDENTS IN TRADITIONAL SCHOOLS
STUDENTS IN APS CHARTER SCHOOLS
APS CHILDREN QUALIFIED AS HOMELESS
Talk to your family and friends and encourage them to purchase a snackable, nutritious food item each time they grocery shop. If they cannot drop off the food item one of our drop off locations offer to bring it for them!
Snack packs are put together by volunteers containing specific food items. You and your group can acquire all the necessary items and have a packing party.
Watch our video on packing snack packs.
Calvary Church has two drop off locations.
The Police Substations are located all around the city.
Big 98.5 is located at 8009 Marble Ave. NE, ABQ, NM 87110
Legacy Church has three drop off locations.
If you would like to know how you, your family, your business, or your organization can be involved, please fill out the information request to the right.
We are a non-profit organization, we exist to provide nutritious snacks for children in need. We are only able to do this through the generous donations from individuals, organizations, and businesses that partner with us in the fight to end childhood hunger in New Mexico.
Some of the ways we partner:
For more information call: