Did you know low-income neighborhoods have 50 percent fewer supermarkets than the wealthiest neighborhoods?
For millions of people around the country—many of them kids—the fast choice is the only choice when it comes to food. But things don’t have to be this way. Healthy food financing initiatives can help...and everyone should have easy access to the fresh, healthy food our bodies need to stay well.
In New York State, six out of ten adults are considered overweight or obese. That’s 8.5 million New Yorkers that are struggling! The state's Healthy Food and Healthy Communities Fund can help communities across New York by providing the funding needed to create supermarkets and mobile markets.
Providing healthy food, creating jobs and revitalizing the economy...now that sounds like a win for kids and families!
You can help bring healthy food to communities across New York, create jobs and revitalize NY’s economy too—by speaking out in support of the state's Healthy Food and Healthy Communities Fund.
Let's help give kids and families a healthy choice.