Com­mu­nity food cen­tre gets $20,000 grant

StarMetro Halifax - - HALIFAX -

The Dart­mouth Fam­ily Cen­tre (DFC) has re­ceived a $20,000 grant to fund food skills pro­gram­ming at its food cen­tre.

In a me­dia re­lease, Me­davie Health Foun­da­tion an­nounced it was pro­vid­ing the grant to­wards pro­gram­ming that will help re­duce Type 2 di­a­betes risk fac­tors.

The Dart­mouth North Com­mu­nity Food Cen­tre of­fers a range of pro­grams to com­bat food in­se­cu­rity and in­crease healthy eat­ing. This is the sec­ond year in a row that Me­davie has funded the pro­gram.

DFC is one of 23 or­ga­ni­za­tions re­ceiv­ing fund­ing through Me­davie’s 2017 grants pro­gram.

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