LACare - Lakes Area Care, Inc.
Lakes Area Care, Inc. (LACare) is an ecumenical, nonprofit organization providing food for individuals and families residing in the Burnet Consolidated Independent School District.
LACare offers nutrition classes and serves as a referral clearinghouse for other services and resources located in the community, including RX Advocates.
Our Mission: Committed to improving lives through food assistance, nutrition education, and access to community services.
Thank you, friends of LaCare!
LACare has been blessed with help from many groups who have held food drives, made monetary donations to our pantry or donated supplies and food.
We would like to thank the following for their help:
•The November 8th food drive sponsored by radio station KBEY provided 3,522 pounds of food and $5000 in donations. •St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Cypress Mill donated $2000 for the purchase of whole chickens for Thanksgiving meals. •Chad Nelson provided a brochure holder for our lobby. •Betty Stevenson donated a freezer and a refrigerator. •RJ Richey’s Turkey Trot donated 816 pounds of food. •After completing their baby simulation program, Burnet High School Students donated 28 five-pound bags of flour. •At the conclusion of their camps, Camp Longhorn donated 1,102 pounds of food. •After Hurricane Harvey, the Burnet community generously donated gift cards, baby supplies, personal hygiene items, food and their time to assist 175 evacuees from Rockport staying at Ink’s Lake State Park.
LACare will be closed on the following days:
In observance of Good Friday, we will close on Friday, March 30, 2018.
As we remember those who died fighting for our country, we will close on Monday May 28, Memorial Day
We will close on Wednesday July 4 and celebrate America!
Burnet County Hunger Alliance
The Burnet County Hunger Alliance (BCHA) is a volunteer group of food pantries, churches, school administrators, elected officials, area leaders and active citizens who have committed to end hunger in Burnet County. BCHA helps coordinate and direct people to existing resources and find gaps in service with the goal being three healthy meals daily to anyone in Burnet County who needs them. Visit their website for additional information