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The first "1,000 days for health" grant for Food Banks

20 Feb 2014

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Partners:

Nutricia Foundation, Food Banks from Olsztyn and Lodz, Federation of Polish Food Banks.

Description:

The first "1,000 days for health" is a donation grant for Food Banks. Organized by Nutricia Foundation in partnership with the Federation of Polish Food Banks. This donation grant is a part of the social national campaign. The aim of the project is to popularize positive eating habits among pregnant women and young children, and change the negative trends related to diet. Based on the results of research conducted by the Nutricia Foundation in 2010-2011 Food Banks were invited to join that project by sending an application form with a local project proposition. Finally two Food Banks received donations. Local project run by Food Banks, will focus on education of people responsible for feeding kids (1 to 3 years old). Mostly they will be beneficiaries of Food Bank help. Food Banks will make several workshops and individual dietary advice points for people in need.

Costs:

12,500 € (50,000 PLN) (all the expenses were supported by the partner).

Results:

2 financial grants for Food Banks, 1 grant for the Federation .

Contact for information:

maria.gosiewska@bankizywnosci.pl, federacja@bankizywnosci.pl

Initiation Date:

April 2013

Termination Date:

Ongoing

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