Kaiser and SHP “Taking Action for Healthy Living”

Kaiser Foundation is supporting an initiative called Taking Action for Healthy Living. Under the program, we are implementing programs to

1) Increase the amount of healthy foods available thru the Pantry with pantry volunteers assisting clients to make healthy choices. Healthy eating info posted in pantry. Limit on sugary and salty options.

2) CSUEB and ICW to increase weekly exercise and nutrition classes to assist 300 SHP clients who are identified as being a-risk for obesity and track progress towards goals. Program Goals and objectives with timeline were written by ICW students and listed in grant app.

3) Increase CalFresh enrollment for all SHP Pantry clients. (Derrick has helped coordinate CalFresh enrollment days at SHP and kept count of new enrollees.

4) Expand use of community garden to encourage clients to grow more vegetables

Check the calendarfor events happening under this program.