Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner: when meals mean more than just nourishment

To many of us, the words ‘breakfast,’ ‘lunch’ and ‘dinner’ signify a beginning, a middle and an end. More than just markers to break up the day, these meals allow us to replenish and re-energize as we go about our tasks. But when life loses structure, these simple words can lose their meaning. For those who live on the streets or have lost their jobs, there is no rushed breakfast before the commute, no gobbled lunch with colleagues and no dinner around the table with loved ones. Regardless of terminology or time of day, for the homeless, a meal is a vital moment of nourishment – both physically and emotionally – that cannot be taken for granted.

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