People who rely on the charitable food system both want and deserve nutritious food and beverages that support their health. Yet a 2018 report by MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger and the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity found that, on average, 25 percent of food bank distributions remain unhealthy.We conducted research to […]
In the Media
The Nutrition Pantry Program is featured in the latest article from Food Bank News. Read the full article here https://foodbanknews.org/pantries-explore-pathways-to-better-nutrition/
A new article in The Conversation highlights policies Leah’s Pantry has long championed, such as trauma-informed services and client choice. We are thrilled to see them gaining mainstream promotion, and that the article’s authors linked to us for trauma-informed services: “The pandemic has accelerated the emergence of a number of innovations in food banks and […]
Our Executive Director, Adrienne Markworth was recently interviewed by Lela Nargi for an article in The Counter entitled, We’ve had campaigns to combat hunger. Next up: “nutrition security.”
Great news—just 22 minutes of daily activity strongly reduces your risk of severe Covid-19. This is according to research released this week that evaluated the self-reported patient physical activity of nearly 50k patients with their rate of hospitalization, ICU admission, and death after COVID-19 diagnosis. Find more tips on how to achieve this at CNN.
A post published by The Counter does a wonderful job of explaining the difference between these two common concepts—hunger and food insecurity—as well as how the pandemic impacts them. This is a great read for those looking to increase their understanding of these important issues. Read the post at The Counter.