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:
- Burnet Chamber of Commerce delivered 648 pounds of fresh fruits and veggies to LACare. The fresh produce was used as decorations at their recent banquet. The banquet was the 62nd annual awards event.
- First Baptist Church, Burnet donated 747 pounds of food.
- Highland Lakes Realtors Association donated $500.
- Highland Lakes Service League presented a grant of $1000 to LACare.
- KBEY, in a competition between Marble Falls and Burnet fire stations, donated 3447 pounds.
- Kings Community Garage Sale, held in Kingsland, donated $1000.
- Lakeside Children’s Dentistry donated toothpastes and toothbrushes for our clients.
- RJ Richey Turkey Trot donated 650 pounds of food.
- St Luke’s Episcopal in Cypress Mill donated $2000 on the purchase of chickens for holiday meals.
LACare will be closed on the following days:
As we gather with family and friends, we will close for Thanksgiving on Wednesday, November 22 and Friday November 24.
As we celebrate the birth of Jesus, we will close beginning Friday December 22 2017 and reopen Wednesday January 3, 2018.
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