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Brightpoint Awarded Grant For Our HEALing Kitchen Classes

Brightpoint has been awarded a $4,500 grant to conduct Our HEALing Kitchen classes for the fourth year in a row. Our HEALing Kitchen is a “garden-to-kitchen” curriculum that provides knowledge and skill building to increase fruit and vegetable selection, preparation and consumption. This curriculum places emphasis on locally grown food and the benefits of eating a diet that is rich in fresh fruits and vegetables and low in saturated fats, sugars and processed foods. This program is partially supported by a grant from the HEAL Initiative, which is cosponsored by Parkview Health and St. Joseph Community Health Foundation.

This year Brightpoint is offering the classes at six (6) locations throughout Fort Wayne to its clients. One location, Hopewell Pointe, is open to the public. All courses begin the week of June 17, 2019 and run for 8 weeks. Those interested in signing up for the courses must reserve their spot by contacting Brightpoint at 260-423-3546 ext. 269 or emailing monicawoods@mybrightpoint.org.

Mondays

Ryker Reserve: 12-2 pm, 1825 Lavern Avenue, Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Tuesdays

Savannah Springs: 11 am-1 pm, 3706 Goeglein Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46815

Tyler Terrace: 11 am-1 pm, 1250 Ralph Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46808

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Hopewell Pointe: 5-7pm, 8033 Community Lane, Fort Wayne, IN 46819

Thursdays

Cameron Crossing: 11 am – 1 pm, 15079 Carmel Lane, Huntertown, IN 46748

Fridays

Tamera Senior Villas: 11 am – 1 pm, 7045 John Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46816

Brightpoint is a private, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization serving more than 40,000 people across northeast Indiana. Through a wide range of programs, Brightpoint helps communities, families, and individuals remove the causes and conditions of poverty. All Brightpoint services are provided without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, ancestry, or status as a veteran.