Meet Sloan Shockley, the newest EAT Co-Chair!

Please welcome Sloan Shockley (Gleaners Food Bank) as our newest EAT Co-Chair. She will be sharing this role with Carla Gardner. Now, more about Sloan… Sloan Shockley – Senior and Mobile Pantry Programs Manager, Gleaners Food Bank Sloan Shockley began her career at Gleaners Food Bank in 1997 through the AmeriCorps Program, working to establish […]
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Meet the new EAT Co-Chair!

The EAT Coalition has a new Co-Chair …a second Co-Chair is forthcoming. Please welcome Carla Gardner (PrimeLife Enrichment)! A big thank you to Anita Chase Bowen and Abby Vivo for their dedication and service as co-chairs for the past year. Now, more about Carla… Carla Gardner – Community Outreach Coordinator, PrimeLife Enrichment Carla has been […]
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May is Older Americans Month

Older Americans Month (May) 2016 materials now available here: http://oam.acl.gov/  Please help EAT be a trailblazer! Join us in promoting activities, inclusion, and wellness for older Americans in your community. May is a month of fresh beginnings. Perennials bloom once again, blazing a trail of bright color. May is also when we celebrate Older American’s […]
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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren in the US

Did you know that Seniors residing with a grandchild are two-and-a-half times more likely to face the threat of hunger than seniors with no grandchild in the home?   The April 2014 issue of Seniority features an article by Esme Fuller-Thomson, Ph.D. of the University of Toronto, on the hardships some grandparents face while raising […]
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