CalFresh – November 2018 Newsletter

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Expanding Free School Meal Opportunities

Congratulations to the San Rafael City School District for increasing the district’s direct certifications! Due to dual enrollment activities, all students at all four elementary schools are eligible for free breakfast and lunch. This decreases the number of missing meals in Marin by approximately 28,000 meals per school year. This has been updated on our Livestories link. Please note this is dashboard is a work in progress and will be updated to align with each strategy within the workplan.

New Marketing Materials Available

The outreach team has developed new marketing materials with a small grant from EatFresh. These materials are available at our partner organizations, social services offices, general outreach events, and at our weekly enrollment sites at Canal Alliance and Marin City Health & Wellness Center.

Public Charge: Make Your Voice Heard

The community fear around public charge is impacting the strategies for outreach. For more information on public charge and how you can make your voice heard, please visit:

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Want to find out more about the work of the HEAL Collaborative?

Contact our Nutrition & Wellness Program Team:

HEAL Collaborative / Steering Committee
Elaini Negussie |
Nutrition & Wellness Program Manager

Canal Community Action Team
Jesica Rodriguez |
Bi-Lingual Community Health Education

Marin City Community Action Team
Daeja Tillis |
Senior Program Coordinator

West Marin Community Action Team
Jesica Rodriguez |
Food Security Program Coordinator