this season of giving, Urban bundance wishes all Clark County
residents an abundance of peace, love and happiness. While most of us celebrate the season with fresh winter
produce and other seasonal foods, many in Clark County cannot afford to buy nor
do they have access to fruit and vegetables critical to maintaining their
health and well-being.
According to the 2008 Clark County Missing Meals
Report, 14.7 million more meals are
still needed each year in Clark County to ensure that all low income families
and individuals have three nutritious meals a day. Recent studies indicate that
about 8% of our population is unsure of the source of their next meal.
need requires an abundant response
In just under two years, Urban bundance has made
a significant impact our residents’ ability to access
locally grown fruits and vegetables.
As national and international food supplies become increasingly tainted and unpredictable, access to fresh, local food
is more important than ever.
supports the food insecure in Clark County by gleaning fruit
trees in urban areas and providing the harvest to neighborhood food pantries.
Equally important, this activity adds to the general awareness of hunger, which
results in increased support at all levels.”
Bill Coleman, Board of Directors
Clark County Food Bank
Since 2010, Urban bundance has
gleaned nearly 5,500 pounds of fresh fruit through its Harvesting the Urban Orchard program for those in need in Clark
County and has increased access local farmers through
program. Urban bundance promotes access to locally
grown food encouraging community self-reliance
the sustainability of a quality, healthy and affordable lifestyle for Clark
generously to Urban bundance this season. Your contribution of $10, $25, $100, $1,000
or a donation of your choice will go a long way to support the important work
of creating an urban landscape filled with an abundance of fresh food for all
Clark County residents. Every person who donates this winter season will be
entered into a drawing to win $50.00 gift certificate to Lapellah restaurant.
now to make your contribution