Organization Name:
Primary Address 1:
121 Sixth Avenue
Primary Address 2:
C/o Fund for the City of New York
Primary Address City:
New York
Primary Address State:
Primary Address Zip:
Long Organization Description:

Mission: To teach people about the benefits of a plant-based diet in reducing the effects of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.

Organization Website Address:
Organization Phone Number:
(347) 715-9502
Director, Manager or CEO (First Name):
Eboni Banks
Interesting Fact About the Organization:
Currently collaborating with Brookdale Hospital, Brownsville Heritage House, the Brownsville Multi-Service Family Health Center, and the YWCA of the City of New York.
Year Started:
Organization Type:
Community Advocacy, Food Literacy, Nutrition Education
About the Organization:
A grassroots, community-based, volunteer organization committed to serving clients that live in food deserts and experience overwhelming diet-related morbidity and mortality. They currently serve the public housing community of Brownsville, Brooklyn and East New York and work in partnership with the Fund for the City of New York.
Latest Project:
FreshFood.Connection Food Justice Advocacy Group & Food Documentary Series at Brownsville Heritage House. (Weekly, summer 2016)
Areas Served:
Core Programs:
Connection.Rx (pilot) – A congregate meals program for people living with diabetes that takes place in collaboration with medical doctors.
FreshFood.Connection – Client led food justice advocacy group.
Kitchen.Connection – After school and in school program that teaches children and youth about nutritious foods.
Major Issues:
Community Advocacy, Food Justice, Nutrition Education (Children/Youth)
We have and or use Social Media?:
Yes, we do have social media (twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc…)
Frequently used hashtags 1:
#residentconnectcare #community #brooklynhealth
Frequently used hashtags 2:
#planbasedbrooklyn #plantbaseddiet #nycpublichealth #nyccommunityhealth
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