April 19th, 2019 / Author: Cassaundra Lockridge Fresh Savings Rx Program Highlights Connection Between Food Insecurity and Health AARP Foundation’s Fresh Savings Rx served over 1,500 households between March 2018 and March 2019. The pilot program, which operated at six clinics in
In Tennessee, 10.4 percent of households with seniors (60+) face food insecurity, according to an analysis by the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC). The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) helps reduce food insecurity and improve health and well-being.
FRESH SAVINGS RX // DECEMBER December 19th, 2018 / Author: Cassaundra Lockridge FRESH SAVINGS RX: ANNIE ALEXANDER'S STORY Annie Alexander of Rossville, Tennessee participates in the Fresh Savings Rx program sponsored by AARP Foundation. Before Fresh Savings Rx, Ms. Alexander
NUTRITION NOTE // NOVEMBER November news: trainings, farm bill, afterschool meal report November 6th, 2018 / Author: Madison Wall The TJC Nutrition Team is gearing up for an eventful legislative session, forging new partnerships and offering a series of new trainings to activate anti-hunger advocacy across Tennessee. Read on