Dohmen founder pledges $75 million to eradicate diet-related diseases

Dohmen founder pledges $75 million to eradicate diet-related diseases

The commitment was revealed during the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health

MilwaukeeAnd the September 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – Founding President of Dohmen . Corporation Cynthia Laconte Today I announce that the Foundation has pledged $75 million More than seven years to advance her vision of life without diet-related diseases. The Commitment is highlighted During the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health on September 28. President Biden has committed to advancing a national strategy to end hunger, improve healthy eating and physical activity, and eliminate the disparities surrounding them by 2030.

“We think the solution to improving our nation’s health is surprisingly simple,” Laconte said. “It’s food. The thing that makes us sick can become our healthy recipe.” “We have an unprecedented $75 million Investing in comprehensive healthy nutritional solutions and education for healthy eating will struggle to curb the rising rates of diet-related diseases that are costing American lives.”

Foundation President and CEO Rachel Rollerwho will represent the Dohmen Corporation Foundation at the conference, said that the foundation will invest $75 million Over the next seven years to design and operationalize three initiatives that promote “food as medicine” and reduce the incidence of diet-related diseases. The company will launch:

  • Food for Health, New Wisconsin A public charity providing fresh, medically tailored meals, people-centered health training, and nutritional education to economically disadvantaged populations;
  • Food Benefit Company, a mission-oriented social enterprise that will contract with companies to provide employees with training in nutrition, biometric screening, and fresh food delivery;
  • and a nationwide public awareness campaign to promote healthy food choices, which the Foundation will fund through a 10 million dollars Matching grant challenge.

“Foundation and White House commitments underscore the power of private and public partnerships to collectively accelerate health improvement. We commend the Biden administration for providing a comprehensive strategy to address malnutrition, the leading risk factor for death in the United State. The Dohmen Company does its part to empower consumers to make the right food choices through education, awareness and access to healthy food. Together we can build a healthier and more equitable future for our nation,” said Roller.

About Dohmen Corporation

With over 165 years of experience in healthcare, Dohmen has found a way to combine the rigor of business with the heart of philanthropy, becoming the first organization in the country to transition from a family-owned S-Corporation to a foundation-owned charity. Today, the Dohmen Company focuses on building community health rather than shareholder wealth, and invests in efforts to achieve a vision of life without diet-related disease. Dohmen pursues its vision through its social work (which contributes 100% of its profits to charity) and its charitable giving. For more information visit dohmencompanyfoundation.org.

About the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health

The White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health focuses on September 28, 2022is to announce a national strategy to end hunger, reduce diet-related diseases by improving healthy eating and physical activity, and eliminate the disparities surrounding it by 2030. In conjunction with the conference, National Policy Strategy Ahead of the conference outlining the steps the government will take and motivate the public and private sectors to address the intersections between food, hunger, nutrition and health. Watch the conference live – Learn about the soon-to-be-issued national strategy to end hunger, reduce disease and diet-related inequalities, and the role of Domain Corporation in this national movement.

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