Community Minute: Nutritious meals for people living with HIV/AIDS | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : Community

Filed Under:

Community Minute: Nutritious meals for people living with HIV/AIDS

Play associated audio

Food and Friends creates and delivers individually tailored meals for individuals living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses. With the help of 14,000 volunteers, the organization provides three meals a day, six days a week, every week of the year for almost 3,000 people in the Washington, D.C. area. In addition to these meals, the organization provides groceries, nutrition counseling, cooking classes, and health counseling for their clients. Through its services, Food and Friends creates a community for those living with HIV/AIDS and long-term illnesses while addressing their unique nutritional needs and challenges. Food and Friends also runs service learning classes for the community, which help students and other volunteer groups learn about HIV/AIDS in the Washington, D.C. region and gain valuable life skills and work experience.

For more information, contact:
Food and Friends
219 Riggs Road, NE
Washington, DC 20011
202-269-2277
info@foodandfriends.org

Support for the WAMU 88.5 Community Minute is provided by the Meyer Foundation.

NPR

College Life Doesn't Have To Mean Crummy Cuisine, Says Dorm Room Chef

Sick of dining hall pizza, public health student Emily Hu taught herself how to cook — even with no oven. Now she's hoping to inspire her peers to pick up cooking skills and healthier eating habits.
NPR

College Life Doesn't Have To Mean Crummy Cuisine, Says Dorm Room Chef

Sick of dining hall pizza, public health student Emily Hu taught herself how to cook — even with no oven. Now she's hoping to inspire her peers to pick up cooking skills and healthier eating habits.
NPR

What Romney's Retreat Means For GOP Hopefuls

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with senior Washington editor Ron Elving about the narrowing Republican presidential field for 2016 and what we've seen so far in the first month of the new Congress.
NPR

The Infinite Whiteness Of Public Radio Voices

The hashtag #publicradiovoices, about the "whiteness" of public radio, trended on Twitter this week. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Gene Demby of NPR's Code Switch team about the conversation.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.