Wholesome Wave to Use Donations from John Hancock to Fund Produce Prescription Programs and Drive Policy Change BOSTON, Feb. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – Today, John Hancock, the US division of Toronto-based Manulife (NYSE: MFC) announced a commitment to empower sustained health and wellbeing for its customers and community partners by matching the HealthyFood™ savings of John Hancock Vitality life insurance customers with donations to Wholesome Wave, a national nonprofit organization that provides affordable access to nutritious food. John Hancock Vitality […]

The Northside, a predominantly Black community, has been a food desert for over 35 years according to the USDA. The closest store where residents can get necessities is a Family Dollar, which is a ten-minute walk. And to get to the nearest grocery store, residents without transportation are forced to walk, bike, or Uber. The new market gives the northside easier access to fresh meat and produce. Local vendors and farmers who will be there include Freedom Dreams Farms, Master […]