On Saturday, October 17, the Food Bank hosted its first annual Make a Difference with Food Day on what turned out to be a delightful fall day. This event linked us to the national recognition of Food Day, a celebration of the goodness of food and the importance of food as a community resource. We are delighted that our event was successful and well received by the guests.
The day featured some cooking demonstrations by a local chef to teach nutritious eating with a limited set of ingredients, some yoga instruction for improved fitness, and 18 interactive displays to offer guests exposure to a variety of helpful services such as health providers, senior services, SNAP enrollment, and diabetes prevention and management education.
Guests who interacted with at least a handful of exhibitors qualified for a free bag of fresh produce.
We appreciate all the volunteers, exhibitors, and guests who came out to help Make a Difference with Food!