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Fallbrook, Bonsall lose to fight hunger

 

Last updated 10/23/2008 at Noon

(From left) Rosaria Esperon, Gretchen Peterson, Jane Kemp and Nancy Bradshaw of Weight Watchers deliver 300 pounds of donated food to Fallbrook Food Pantry.

FALLBROOK — According to Feeding America, 99 percent of food banks surveyed experienced an increase in the number of low-income Americans turning to soup kitchens and food pantries for assistance this year.

To help support these needs locally, the Weight Watchers groups in Fallbrook and Bonsall joined to fight two global epidemics – hunger and obesity – by participating in the Lose for Good campaign.

As part of Lose for Good, the group kicked off a volunteer food drive to help relieve local hunger by supporting the Fallbrook Food Pantry. Since last month, they have lost more than 45...



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