The Children Hunger Alliance receives a grant of $75,000 to tackle food insecurity

The Children Hunger Alliance receives a grant of $75,000 to tackle food insecurity

The Cincinnati Child Hunger Alliance works every day to combat food insecurity in our communities, and the coalition has received a $75,000 grant to expand programs across the Cincinnati area. The organization is dedicated to ending child hunger, partnering with childcare providers and after-school and summer programs to deliver balanced, healthy meals to children who need them most. Their team of teachers also teach children about nutrition and lead physical activities to provide a balanced approach to childhood health. Between the ongoing economic fallout of the pandemic and record-high food prices, millions of Americans are missing out on nutritious, affordable food. Jodi Mobley, president and CEO, says their work wouldn’t be possible without donor help. “While the majority of our programs are part of the USDA Federal Nutrition Program, the amounts we get are simply not enough. And so we have to rely on donations like that,” Mobley said. Nearly 34 million people, including 9 million children, are food insecure in America. Lack of access to nutritious food can have serious long-term effects on health and well-being. The Fit Health Foundation invests in programs across Ohio to help improve food security and health outcomes for people facing hunger. “There are a lot of challenges right now. I think in every community, the real cause of food insecurity or lack of access to good nutritious foods can be really different. So in some communities, it’s food deserts, just not having enough locations available. To buy good food. The economy can certainly hurt people’s ability to buy certain foods, so with higher prices, families can get exorbitant prices from being able to buy the right kinds of food,” said Dr. Shantanu Agrawal, chief health officer, Elibility. Health. The Child Hunger Alliance is just one of more than a dozen organizations across the country that have received thousands of grants to help end child hunger.

The Cincinnati Child Hunger Alliance works every day to combat food insecurity in our communities.

The Alliance received a grant of $75,000 to expand programs throughout the Cincinnati area. The organization is dedicated to ending child hunger, partnering with childcare providers and after-school and summer programs to deliver balanced, healthy meals to children who need them most.

Their team of teachers also teach children about nutrition and lead physical activities to provide a balanced approach to childhood health.

Between the ongoing economic fallout of the pandemic and record-high food prices, millions of Americans are missing out on nutritious, affordable food. Jodi Mobley, president and CEO, says their work wouldn’t be possible without donor help.

“While the majority of our programs are part of the USDA Federal Nutrition Program, the amounts we get are simply not enough. And so we have to rely on donations like this,” Mobley said.

Nearly 34 million people, including 9 million children, are food insecure in America. A lack of access to nutritious foods can have serious long-term effects on health and well-being. Elibility health invests in programs across Ohio to help improve food security and health outcomes for people facing hunger.

“There are a lot of challenges right now. I think in every society the real cause of food insecurity or lack of access to good nutritious foods can really be different. So in some societies, it’s food deserts, just not enough locations available to buy food Good. The economy can definitely harm people’s ability to buy certain foods, so with higher prices, families can become unable to buy the right types of food,” said Dr. Shantanu Agrawal, Chief Health Officer, Elibility Health.

The Child Hunger Alliance is just one of more than a dozen organizations across the country that have received thousands of grants to help end child hunger.

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