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

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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

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


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