Just $1 can provide 6.25 pounds of
food to a hungry neighbor
In coordination with community-based food providers and health care organizations, we at The Food Pantries for the Capital District are working collaboratively to improve the health of targeted communities through increased access to healthy food including fresh produce.
There are strong correlations between food insecurity and chronic health conditions, such as:
Food as Medicine interventions improve dietary health through increased consumption of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains and reduced intake of sodium and sugar to reduce food insecurity for people and families, and reduce health use and associated costs.
For more information on Food as Medicine, please reach out to Special Initiatives Manager Alex Alam El Din-Meeks, MPH at 518-458-1167 ext. 106 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Food as Medicine is supported by