A collage of community members selecting produce at NHF's Resource Fair in April 2019

Press Release: National Health Foundation Tackles Food Insecurity with Drive-Thru Food Distribution

National Health Foundation Tackles Food Insecurity with Drive-Thru Food Distribution Nearly 500 households expected to visit community-based non-profit and its partners in Pico-Union   LOS ANGELES, November 18, 2020 – More than 1 in 4 households in Los Angeles County have experienced food insecurity since the start of the pandemic, according to a recent study […]

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Community Conversation: Addressing Food Insecurity in Southeast Los Angeles

Food insecurity has been a major health concern in Los Angeles County for years. Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) and immigrant communities in LA continue to experience higher rates of food insecurity compared to wealthier, white households. And the negative impact on their health is evident. Higher obesity and diabetes rates, poor cardiovascular health […]

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Youth Give Fresh Produce the Spotlight on Quest to Make Community Healthier

National Health Foundation has engaged Historic South Central Los Angeles youth as change agents for a healthier community. After two years, their work is beginning to pay off, with seven local corner markets now promoting produce in new and attractive ways, residents increasing their consumption of fruits and vegetables by 35 percent, and over 6,000 […]