TITLE

CRISIS IN CALIFORNIA: BUDGET THREATENS SR. MEALS

PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
FoodService Director;3/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the threat posed by California's budget deficit to food service programs that provide a home-delivered meals to seniors living alone and on fixed income throughout the state. Comments from Sue Kennedy, senior nutritionist for the Los Angeles County Department of Aging; Rise in the demand for food bank services in 2002; Number of food service projects in Los Angeles County.
ACCESSION #
9384593

 

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