Monday, October 5, 2009

Healthy Affordable Food For All Forum

This free forum -- sponsored by SHARE Food Network, Capital Area Food Bank, DC Hunger Solutions, and HAFA -- is being held October 8, 9:30 am - Noon at Catholic Charities (801 East Shelter, 2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE).   Attendees will learn 1) how changes in the District's SNAP (food stamp) program can benefit DC residents, your program's clients and participants; 2) how to use D.C. Food Finder, interactive online map of food resources in the District; and 3) about Healthy Affordable Food for All Coalition (HAFA) and discuss initiatives to improve access to healthy food in low-income communities.   Light refreshments provided.   More information from Chris Byrd, (301) 864-3115 ext. 19 or chris [DOT] byrd [AT] catholiccharitiesdc [DOT] org.