For many Americans, not being able to walk a couple blocks or jump into a car to choose from quality food options nearby is a socio economic issue that is an unfortunate reality.
Home is where the heart is and that is exactly where health lives. Difficulty in accessing foods that support healthy eating patterns is a reality for many people.
With many schools deciding to stay virtual, many students will not be able to rely on school meals. During these difficult and uncertain times, we are working to change that.
Through our research of these socioeconomic issues, we can impact more than just food insecurity by addressing all the social determinants of health in concert with one another.
Food security starts right at the seed of the crops. If those seeds cannot grow, food insecurity can touch all of us. Access to healthy food directly impacts our wellbeing.
Although there are claims that COVID-19 may trigger a “looming food crisis”, organizations like FCE are creating innovative solutions to these issues through America’s Virtual Food Bank, Full Cart.
We celebrate International Women’s Day each year. However, Elena Terrell doesn’t celebrate just the holiday, she lives it as a motto. Volunteering with Shared Blessings has been a huge part of Terrell’s life for the past few years and she continues to spread support for this amazing cause every day.
In this progressive age, the United Nations has set Sustainable Development Goals to help guide the world’s efforts in shifting to a sustainable world. One of the goals is focused on “Good Health and Well-being” of children, families, and fighting diseases. Physical and mental health are primary issues for every family, especially with the rising cost of healthcare. This specific …
Orlando, Florida has rightfully earned the nickname “the City Beautiful.” When most people think of Orlando, they think of the magic of Walt Disney World, the beautiful downtown skyline, and a place where families come together to make lifelong memories. However, Orlando is more than just a place that tourists visit. It is a city filled with everyday individuals who …
When you think of the face of hunger, do you picture your next-door neighbor? Hunger isn’t always as obvious as you may think., It’s the college student who skips a meal once a day to save on money, or the single mom, working overtime trying to make means for her bills. Just like there are multiple faces of hunger, there …