FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Caitlin Rulli, RDN, 201-444-2955; [email protected] Volunteer Program Healing Meals Awarded NJ Governor’s Jefferson Medallion for Outstanding Community Service Nutritious Food Gifting Outreach provides 45,000 meals annually to families with ill children and in need Ridgewood, NJ (June 28, 2022) – Volunteer program Healing Meals funded through the HealthBarn Foundation 501c3 by
“When families are in this time of stress, it’s s not a time to educate people about what they should be eating, it’s a time to make sure they’re getting what they need,” Antine told Good News Network. “That prompted me thinking, ‘How can I make that happen?’” Antine went to a nonprofit and proposed the idea that
“Healing Meals, a program that provides nutritious meals for children undergoing treatment for cancer, serious blood disorders and sickle cell anemia, has launched at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in Paterson — the first such food gifting program in Passaic County. Healing Meals, part of the HealthBarn Foundation in Bergen County, began in 2014 at Hackensack
“Families with children who are undergoing treatment for cancer and serious blood disorders are getting a helping hand in the kitchen from the HealthBarn Foundation’s Healing Meals, a new program that provides free organic meals to pediatric patients at Hackensack University Medical Center. Since the launch in March, Healing Meals has distributed more than 2,000
Teens Make Meals for Children with Cancer: “Dr. Sapna reports for WABC-TV on high school students from Bergen County Academies in New Jersey who cooking Healing Meals for families who’s children have cancer,” click here to watch the complete segment.
“Potato pancakes, cheesy lasagna, and an Asian noodle stir fry may be just what the doctor ordered for children suffering serious illnesses and their families. These are just a few of the “Healing Meals” designed to boost the immune system and promote muscle repair, according to Stacey Antine, a registered dietician, HealthBarn USA owner and
“Healing Meals is a recently-launched program that brings comfort to families by providing free organic meals to those whose children are undergoing treatment for cancers and blood disorders at HackensackUMC…” to read the full article in the Hackensack Chronicle, click here.
“Stacey Antine is the Director of the Healthbarn Foundation’s Healing Meals Program, which provides meals for child cancer and serious blood disorder patients and their families. It kicked off at Hackensack University Medical Center and it’s an ongoing program.” To read the full article, click here.
“I started giving out the meals last week — I didn’t want to wait until the official launch — and the response has been amazing,” said Lynn Hoffman, executive director of the Tomorrows Children’s Fund. “Parents are exhausted after being here all day with a sick child and this gives them nutritious meals they can