In Arkansas, Well Fed battles food insecurity by providing healthy options and education It’s often said that you are what you eat. It’s also estimated that one in five Arkansans are food insecure. With a prevalence of diet-related illnesses and a recent reminder of the importance of nutrition to stay healthy, Well Fed is working to change those statistics for the better. “We provide mobile access to food to those who need it through an expansive network of community partners,” […]

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 […]

In the nine years Catalina Roblero has lived in Harrisburg she has struggled to buy fresh fruits and produce. Lacking nearby grocery stores, she does most of the family shopping at corner stores, and bemoans that they mostly sell packaged and processed foods. “I don’t like to give that to my family,” she said. Roblero, a Guatemalan immigrant, doesn’t drive so it’s difficult for her to get to any of the grocery stores outside the city. Every now and then, […]