Charities We Support

RECIPE 4 SUCCESS

Causes: Education, Food, Nutrition, Primary & Elementary Schools

Mission: The mission of the Recipe for Success Foundation is to combat childhood obesity and encourage long-term health by altering the way children understand, appreciate and eat their food.

Results: We are recording a 30% increased consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables and parents are reporting a reduced resistance to trying new healthy foods.

Target demographics: Children under 11, their families and communities.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 3200 children

Programs: our signature Seed-to-Plate Nutrition Education™ curriculum. The largest program of its kind, RFS has reached over 30,000 children with an integrated schedule of classes in the garden and kitchen. We have documented: significant improvements in nutrition knowledge, increases in consumption of fruits and vegetables, and a greater willingness to try new fruits and vegetables. In 2010, RFS was asked by the current administration to bring our programs to national scale prompting the development of Affiliate Partnerships which launched in 2012. Our kid’s cookbook, Eat It! Food Adventures was released in 2012 and has since won eleven national publishing awards. We created the VegOut! Challenge to support efforts of families and individuals to eat healthier with our 30 Ways in 30 Days Challenge – a year-round advocacy promo for eating new vegetables which culminates every March. More about our programs: 

For Mailing & Correspondence: P.O Box 56405 Houston, Texas 77256

RecipeHouse 4400 Yupon Street Houston, TX 77006

Phone: 713.520.0443                 Fax: 713.520.0453

recipe4success.org

MINNIES FOOD PANTRY

Causes: Food, Food Banks & Pantries, Food Programs, Philanthropy, Philanthropy, Charity & Voluntarism Promotion

Mission: To provide free healthy meals and the red carpet treatment to every person that we serve.

Results: Over 9.9 million Meals served and six locations in the United States.

Target demographics: provide healthy food to families that are in need of the basic necessity of life.

Direct beneficiaries per year: provide 2.1 meals to families in North Texas!

Geographic areas served: the state of Texas,New York,

Programs: Feed Just One Camille’s Kids Summer Lunch Program Thanksgiving Annual Giveaway Feeding 10,000 Our Daily Bread Program

General Inquiries or Information:     Info@MinniesFoodPantry.org
(972)528-7165

MinniesFoodPantry.org

Rethink Food NYC

Causes: Food, Food Banks & Pantries

Mission: Rethink Food NYC is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that collects excess food from restaurants, farms, events, and food vendors to create new meals for those in need. Founded in 2017, Rethink strives to creatively and safely utilize excess food to end hunger by distributing delicious, ready-to-eat and nutritionally dense meals to local soup kitchens and community centers. Rethink partners with renowned restaurants such as Eleven Madison Park, Gramercy Tavern, and the NoMad, urban farms such as Square Roots and Gotham Greens, and leading financial institutions. Additionally, Rethink Food goes beyond meals by using food as a tool to promote poverty solutions, participate in nutrition education, and convene at food policy events.

Results: We are recording a 30% increased consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables and parents are reporting a reduced resistance to trying new healthy foods.

Target demographics: Children under 11, their families and communities.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 3200 children

Programs: our signature Seed-to-Plate Nutrition Education™ curriculum. The largest program of its kind, RFS has reached over 30,000 children with an integrated schedule of classes in the garden and kitchen. We have documented: significant improvements in nutrition knowledge, increases in consumption of fruits and vegetables, and a greater willingness to try new fruits and vegetables. In 2010, RFS was asked by the current administration to bring our programs to national scale prompting the development of Affiliate Partnerships which launched in 2012. Our kid’s cookbook, Eat It! Food Adventures was released in 2012 and has since won eleven national publishing awards. We created the VegOut! Challenge to support efforts of families and individuals to eat healthier with our 30 Ways in 30 Days Challenge – a year-round advocacy promo for eating new vegetables which culminates every March. More about our programs: 

For Mailing & Correspondence: P.O Box 56405 Houston, Texas 77256

RecipeHouse 4400 Yupon Street Houston, TX 77006

Phone: 713.520.0443                 Fax: 713.520.0453

recipe4success.org

HEAL ONE WORLD

Mission: Heal One World was formed to help connect people in need of preventative healthcare, non-traditional/complementary modalities, natural non-invasive treatments and guidance learning self help techniques that are generally not covered by insurance, and offer access to this help on a sliding scale, free or donation basis.

Target demographics: low-income community members at large- special youth programs.

Direct beneficiaries per year: Over 5000 people

Geographic areas served: Los Angeles, CA & Fresno, CA

Programs: Yoga, clinic, Tai Chi, meditation, Reiki

www.healoneworld.org

BE THE CHANGE

Causes: Congregate Meals, Food, Food, Agriculture & Nutrition, Food Banks & Pantries, Food Programs

Mission: To provide a supplemental food resource for families, elderly, homeless and impoverished in the community and surrounding areas. To provide a service for working people to be able to affordably shop for groceries, toiletries, and over the counter medication so people do not have to choose between eating and paying bills. To provide a Thanksgiving meal and a Christmas meal to the elderly and families in need, who are just making ends meet.

Target demographics: Working people make ends meet, homeless and impoverished

Direct beneficiaries per year: We helped 1000’s of people put food on the table and not have to pick between eating and paying bills, contribute .50 for every bag sold at Project Hand Up to Gel’s Full Belly Fund to help provide children a lunch in school, collect household goods for people transitioning into homes from the street, Provided Thanksgiving baskets to over 400 families, provided a Christmas meal to the needy, and collected school supplies for children who’s families could not afford to buy them.

Geographic areas served: West Warwick and surrounding communities

Programs: Project Hand Up which is a program where working people can shop for groceries, toiletries, and over the counter medication for a suggested donation so they do not have to choose between eating and paying bills
Be The Change/Project Hand Up
15 Factory St
West Warwick, RI 02893

Urban Recipe

Causes: Economic Development, Food, Food Banks & Pantries, Human Service Organizations, Human Services, Urban & Community Economic Development

Mission: To partner with our members and supporters in creating food security, building community, and providing a platform for personal development while affirming dignity.

Target demographics: stabilize families and communities by helping provide food security with low-income families.

Direct beneficiaries per year: around 150 co-op families, or about 500 families that meet 25 times a year. Based on these numbers, the co-ops serve individuals well over 10,000 times over the course of a year. Our Wednesday Lunch served around 1600 meals.

Geographic areas served: the Atlanta Metro area and our offices are based in the Grant Park part of Atlanta.

Programs: We establish and run member-run food cooperatives for low-income families that provide food security and help stabilize families. We operate a Wednesday lunch and fellowship time for homeless in our community each week. We provide training to interested organizations and individuals who want to run our brand of member run food cooperatives.

Atlanta Outreach Project

Causes: Food, Food Programs, Human Services

Mission: Reaching Atlanta with the Power of Love. “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” -Martin Luther King Jr. ​ Our Mission Through community outreach we bring love to the Metro Atlanta area. Love comes in many forms. From food, to a hug, to a listening ear, many are transformed by the POWER OF LOVE.

Target demographics: poor, inner-city, low-income, families, children

Direct beneficiaries per year: 75

Geographic areas served: Metropolitan Atlanta

Programs: POWER OF LOVE OUTREACH

HOSH YOGA

Causes: Arts & Culture, Counseling, Health, Health Care, Human Services, Mental Health, Personal Social Services

Mission: A not-for-profit,donation based yoga studio Health and wellness as a right of life rather than a luxury. Hosh is here to provide a fair chance to explore healthier living through yoga, meditation, workshops and strong community development in the Greenpoint and Williamsburg areas of Brooklyn,New York and beyond. Regularly scheduled classes are all donation-based; workshops are priced as affordably as possible.

Geographic areas served: New York metropolitan area

Programs: Primary goal of Hosh Yoga, a non profit organization, is to get everybody and anybody to do at least some yoga. Hosh Yoga’s goal is to help people to be more comfortable with yoga and incorporate it in everyday life. Yoga is known for its overwhelming list of benefits both for general and mental health.

Access to yoga classes should be available for everyone regardless of age, sex, race, religion, social or economic background or situation. That is why Hosh Yoga is providing yoga classes to the community on pay-what-you-wish basis everyday.

So far we are able to provide services on a very small scale. To be able to expand our scope and number of programs we need funding.

Voucher 4 Veggies
Eat SF

Causes: Food, Health, Nutrition, Public Health

Mission: To provide healthy food vouchers to vulnerable residents through a network of community-based organizations, thereby supporting health and wellness, fostering community, and reducing food deserts by sustaining local food vendors.

Results: Since launching in early 2015, we have partnered with over 60 community-based organizations to assist more than 6,000 low-income adults and children in eating healthier diets and improving health, with 99% of participants eating more fruits and vegetables, 91% eating less unhealthy food, 98% reporting higher confidence in making healthy choices on a budget, and 94% reporting improved health status. EatSF has infused more than 1.3 million dollars in produce purchases into low-income neighborhoods – creating a demand for fruits and vegetables, thereby reducing food deserts and increasing produce supply for everyone.

Target demographics: low-income individuals and families

Direct beneficiaries per year: 3,000+ low-income families and individuals

Geographic areas served: San Francisco, Los Angeles, and beyond!

Programs: EatSF fruit and vegetable voucher program