“Healing Meals is really a gift of love. My dad had cancer about three years ago and I’m a registered dietitian, my mom is a really good cook and it was really a challenge to make sure that he was eating nutritionally and keeping his weight up,” Antine said. The customized, family-style meals are made
The Record’s Better Living Section featured: Giving Back: Maywood’s Alice Wright Helps Lead a Free Food Program for Families with Sick Children… “Alice Wright won’t meet the Cortez family or any other recipients. She doesn’t hand them the meals. They won’t know the name of the Maywood resident, who likely had a hand in preparing
“The #helpers book sale was very successful,” Rothenberg said on Monday, Feb. 29, adding that they raised $606. The funds will be split between the two charities that received the most stickers, which were Josephine’s Garden, a garden located at the children’s hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center, and Healing Meals, a food program part
“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
“Stacey Antine, MS, RDN, founder of HealthBarn USA and director of HealthBarn Foundation, launched this one-of-kind food gifting program in 2014, in collaboration with community partners to assure that all children have access to healthy meals when their nutritional needs are heightened. “We are thrilled to welcome the St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital community into this
“When kids don’t get a satisfying snack, they tend to overeat,” says Stacey Antine, who opened Healthbarn USA in Wyckoff to offer educational programs for children. “We need to move away from thinking that snacks are a processed, packaged food,” adds Antine, suggesting portable items such as whole wheat tortilla with nut butter and jam,
“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
“Grandma knew the healing power of food when she plied us with chicken soup. So it’s no surprise that the same heartfelt, healthful assistance is behind Healing Meals, the new Bergen County initiative created by the HealthBarn Foundation,” click here to read the complete article and chicken fiesta fajita recipe, too!
“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.