Candelen Receives Grant to Provide Nutrition Education and Healthy Food to Kith & Kin ParticipantsOctober 13, 2021 |
Candelen has been selected as a 2021 Neighborhood Grant Partner from the Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation. The grant, in the amount of $10,000, will help bring healthy snacks and nutrition education to participants in Candelen's Arizona Kith & Kin Project.
The Neighborhood Grants support organizations working at the community level, providing nutrition education and healthy food access programs to kids. Since 2016, the Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation has awarded more than $2.7 million in Neighborhood Grants to 255 nonprofit organizations across the nation.
A list of the Foundation's 2021 grant recipients can be found here.
Sprouts is committed to strengthening local food systems by providing our communities with access to fresh, nutritious food, and empowering children with the knowledge and resources to live a healthier life. Our Foundation's work with local partners in this effort is just one of the many ways Sprouts is growing goodness in our communities.
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