May 25, 2022

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Is Food In You

Healthful food items access to broaden in Milwaukee suburbs with new grant

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The West Allis-West Milwaukee Recreation and Neighborhood Expert services Office will be able to broaden entry to balanced foods through its programs thanks to a new $80,000 grant.

The grant, in partnership with the Nationwide Recreation and Park Affiliation, is portion of a $2.5 million grant the association received from the Walmart Foundation, according to a news launch from the West Allis-West Milwaukee University District. The grant allows park and recreation businesses nationwide to established up neighborhood nutrition hubs to increase the wellness of group associates.

The division is operating with Caitlyn White, who functions with the city of West Allis and oversees the West Allis Farmers Marketplace, and Cheryl Davies, a nutritionist with the West Allis Health Office.

The grant will allow for the West Allis-West Milwaukee Recreation and Neighborhood Provider Office to build three packages, according to Shelly Strasser, the office director.