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Regional Food Banks

COVID-19 has continued to cause struggle for vulnerable families to make ends meet as the health and economic crisis persists. Local food banks exist to help distribute much needed food and other essentials to children, seniors, families and other individuals in need.

While we are busy sharing recipes and food stories, we also don't want to to forget and feel it important to give awareness to the fact that an estimated 2 million people in Los Angeles County live with food insecurity, which means 1 in 5 people who live here may not know where their next meal is coming from. Organizations like the LA Food Bank here are busy mobilizing resources to help alleviate hunger in our communities. That number is staggering when you look to the United States as a whole - latest statisitics counted 37 million (over 11% of our population) experience food insecurity and we all know that can only be increasing with the impact of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic this year. Globally, the numbers are even more staggering - over 800 million (that's 1 in 9) do not get enough to eat or are malnourished. We are so grateful these groups exist to work on fighting hunger and to help those especially in need right now.

See info below to help volunteer or donate.



Krystal Chang

Krystal Chang is a writer and designer of flowers, installations, and landscapes in Los Angeles. Her background in architecture and construction informs the spatial quality of her work. She creates bespoke florals for events and clients including Esters Wine Shop, Lunya, Design Within Reach, and Poketo. She designs landscapes for residential and commercial clients with a focus on native and sustainable gardens.
IG: @krystalchang

JAM in House contributpr Christina

Christina Graci is a lover of all things beauty, health and wellness. She has been busy in the industry for 15 years. She is currently doing lots of self care, cooking, and staying active, reconnecting with herself, partner and friends.
IG: @xtinaesthetics

JAM now Triana

Triana Cristobal is an east coast native, west coast transplant. She is a ballerina turned fitness professional. She is also a music maker. You can find her on the dance floor but currently she's back home in nature taking long, beautiful hikes.
IG: @it_me_triana

JAM fall founder whubby

Jeremy and Helen in Oxnard 9/6/20

JAM fall gallery clay hearts

Imogen's clay hearts 9/15/20
(sculpting while studying pop artist Jim Dine in school during studio art class)

Thank you to my daughter, Imogen, and husband, Jeremy, my mom and dad, my friends and family, my JAM team, and especially to all the continuously dedicated healthcare workers, frontline, food banks, farmers, couriers and all the many others helping with economic, racial, gender inequalities, fighting for voting rights and climate change, and creating social justice.