Nourishing the Future...
We are dedicated to nurturing the future by working towards a world where no child goes to bed hungry. Through our youth-focused initiatives, such as The Goodness in Food (TGIF) and Grab n' Go partnerships with local school districts, we are committed to providing essential nourishment to children in our community. TGIF is all about instilling the goodness of food in young hearts and minds, teaching them about the importance of healthy eating. Our Grab n' Go collaborations with school districts make it convenient for students to access nutritious meals in and out of the classroom. Together, we are sowing the seeds of a healthier, more vibrant future for our youth.
Promoting Nutrition, Educating Young Minds
TGIF is a seasonal program designed to engage and educate elementary-aged youth about healthy eating and sustainable gardening. Over the course of four weeks, participants are introduced to a variety of fruits and vegetables through interactive lesson plans. Children learn about fresh produce's nutritional benefits and gain hands-on experience in cultivating their own seasonal crops. Each week, they take home recipes to replicate the dishes they've prepared and independently explore the sustainable advantages of embracing a greener lifestyle. In the final week, kids have the opportunity to engage in immersive, hands-on learning at Overflow Farms and harvest their own fresh produce! We aim to educate the next generation through:
Promoting social interaction
Fostering life skills
"TGIF helps get my kids to do more outside activities and learn about food and nutrition."
Grab n' Go
Fueling Futures, One Meal at a Time
Our Grab n' Go Program actively works to combat childhood hunger in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. We understand that access to nutritious meals is essential for young minds to flourish. Thus, we've designed our program to provide healthy, nourishing food to low-income students and their families. We're proud to collaborate with participating school districts, facilitating food deliveries to ensure numerous school sites benefit from each district's partnership. Our Grab n' Go sites are consistent, offering routine distribution schedules at each campus so that families can rely on us for their nutritional needs week after week. Through Grab n' Go, we aim to:
Alleviate child hunger
Support academic success
Promote healthy eating habits
Build community relationships
Chaffey Joint Union High School District | Rialto Unified School District | Redlands Unified School District | Moreno Valley Unified School District | Hemet Unified School District | Perris Elementary School District | Real Journey Academies | Alvord Unified School District
Parent of The Goodness in Food Participant
"We have been planting the seeds at home. Now, he just wants to grow everything that comes from seeds. TGIF is a really great educational program for them."
Anonymous, Grab n' Go Redlands Unified Recipient
"Being a stay-at-home mom of three kids, these boxes have been super helpful. My husband is the sole provider in our house, and although he makes enough money for us to pay rent and other bills, there are days when we don't have enough for food. These boxes have helped in those days of need. They have been such a blessing for us."