AAFCS is excited to have partnered on this initiative and congratulates the grant recipients below:
- Live Well Geary County (Kansas); Project Leader: Debra Andres
- The primary audience will be under-served, low-resource, low-income families who reside in Geary county's food deserts.
- Oklahoma Association of Family and Consumer Sciences; Project Leader, Ruth Ann Ball
- Serving residents of NE Oklahoma city, a highly impoverished area where the life expectancy of residents is 68.98 years, 10 years below the national average.
- East Carolina University (North Carolina); Project Leader: Bernice Dodor
- The target audience is Latino mothers with young children in under-resourced communities of rural eastern North Carolina.
- Fort Valley State University Department of Family and Consumer Sciences (Georgia); Project Leader, Francine H. Hollis
- Benefiting college parents between the ages of 18 and 25 years old.
- University of Central Arkansas; Project Leader: Nina Roofe, CNWE
- Serving parents of children enrolled in the Head Start Program, and parents served by the Bethlehem House for the Homeless.
American Heart Association's (AHA) Healthy for Life® 20 By 20 community nutrition program grants
The American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences is proud to implement the Healthy for Life® 20 By 20 community nutrition program, an initiative led by Aramark and the American Heart Association. Healthy for Life® is a registered trademark of Aramark.