Madilyn Tomaso is serving with the Community Food Bank of Central Alabama as an Albert Schweitzer Fellow for 2018-19.
Tomaso is addressing nutrition education at Birmingham Summer Meal Program sites and select Corner Markets run by the Community Foodbank of Central Alabama by developing a curriculum aimed at increasing the consumption of healthy foods provided at these sites. In addition to providing nutrition education, the project plans to implement on-site cooking demonstrations and health screenings. The project also plans to implement the USDA's Summer Food, Summer Moves program at Summer Meal sites. By utilizing fun, hands-on activities this project aims to improve the health literacy of participants by providing the tools necessary to have a happier, healthier lifestyle.
Community Site: Community Foodbank of Central Alabama
|Causes||Food Insecurity, Hunger Health Nutrition|
1 Position Filled | 5 Impacts | 34 Hours