Infant Crisis Services has provided formula, food and diapers to more than 165,000 babies and toddlers since starting in 1984.
We now serve more than 1,200 babies and toddlers a month.
Studies show for every one dollar invested in the early years of a child’s life, there is between a $7 to $17 return on that investment.
1 in 4 babies in Oklahoma live in poverty, putting them at a moderate to high risk for developmental delay.
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, 85 percent of brain development occurs during the first three years of life.
Babies and toddlers who are malnourished often suffer lasting behavioral and cognitive deficits.
Even one missed meal may have a negative effect on a child leaving them with educational difficulties that they can never overcome.