Making an Impact May 2022 FoodWIse

  • A series of newsletters for older adults to learn about food safety, food budgeting, and basic nutrition. These printed materials bring health information to seniors during a time when guest speakers are not permitted due to COVID. The goal of this effort is to improve the health of older adults.
  • A series of weekly virtual classes for adults receiving FoodShare at Forward Services, an agency that helps W2 and FoodShare Employment Training/FSET find employment. The classes offer food budgeting skills to help individuals better spend their FoodShare dollars.
  • Development and management of a social media site that focuses on health and nutrition. Using social media to share health information with current FoodShare audiences, to reach new audiences, and to increase awareness of the FoodWise program.