Newman's Own Foundation Supports Nutrition Initiatives
WESTPORT, Conn., Oct. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Newman's Own Foundation, founded by the late actor and philanthropist Paul Newman, today announced $2 million in grants have been awarded to nonprofit organizations that are focused on fresh food access and nutrition education. The funding will support nutrition programs all over the country and internationally, helping nonprofits address various needs such as nutrition education, healthy diets, food rescue, gardening, and access to fresh fruits and vegetables in underserved communities.
Newman's Own Foundation has been a long-time supporter of nutrition, and this year more than $1 million of the funds will be focused on grassroots organizations that provide impact at a local level.
"Nutrition is a fundamental need that is often taken for granted, but severely neglected in many communities, due to various circumstances. Newman's Own Foundation is committed to supporting organizations that help improve nutrition education and fresh food access, especially in underserved communities," said Jennifer Smith Turner, Interim President and CEO of Newman's Own Foundation...