Nutrition & Play for Kids in NeedJul 17, 2015
We partnered with the Community Food Bank of New Jersey, KaBOOM!, America’s Grow-a-Row, and other nonprofits, to provide healthy meals, screenings and safe play spaces.
Healthy Cities Newark identified new delivery models to increase the number of children receiving health and nutrition benefits through the Community Foodbank of New Jersey and its Kids Cafes sites across the city. In addition, Healthy Cities Newark introduced unique farm to table nutrition programming through Grow-a-Row, and provided safe play spaces and fitness activities to help improve health outcomes.
92,719 meals to children and their families
New safe play spaces for 2,000 children
Health screenings and nutrition education for 500 children
2,000 hours volunteered by Morgan Stanley employees