Did you know?
More than 42,000 individuals—or 16% of the population—in St. Joseph County are food-insecure; more than 353,000 (21.2%) of the children in Indiana experience food insecurity.
- 1 in 4 children are food insecure.
13.5% of individuals live in poverty and many more struggle on a daily basis.
Approximately 7,000 students per day drop out of high school in America. Dropouts earn $200,000 less over their lifetimes compared to high school grads, and 75% of crimes are committed by high school drop-outs.
We combat these realities by providing nutritious healthy meals to those in need. Cultivate’s “backpack program” currently provides 400 students a backpack with 6 meals inside EVERY FRIDAY during the school year!