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Veterans Learn to Cook Healthy at Food Bank of South Jersey

Veterans in need are getting a tasty lesson in healthy eating at the Food Bank of South Jersey at their kitchen in Pennsauken, NJ with a six week course every Wednesday night until March 5, 2014. FBSJ’s Healthy Living Initiative is providing the education to veterans referred by Volunteers of America, which focuses on how to make ordinary food donations into extraordinary and delicious meals.

Pennsauken, NJ, February 06, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Veterans in need are getting a tasty lesson in healthy eating at the Food Bank of South Jersey at their kitchen in Pennsauken, NJ with a six week course every Wednesday night until March 5, 2014. FBSJ’s Healthy Living Initiative is providing the education to veterans referred by Volunteers of America, which focuses on how to make ordinary food donations into extraordinary and delicious meals.

“This overview will provide nutritious affordable cooking skills to these soldiers who have given us so much,” says Raquel Moreno of the Food Bank of South Jersey. “Taking some fresh seasoning with vegetables and sauces, we show people how to make the most out of what they receive because of the generosity of others.”

Val Traore, CEO for the Food Bank of South Jersey, says she is thrilled to host a program for veterans. “Recent figures from the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs estimates that up to 8,000 veterans are homeless in the state of New Jersey,” Val says. “These are brave men and women who have served nobly, and they can sometimes be neglected as we focus on the needs of so many others during this season.

To learn more about the Food Bank of South Jersey, call 856-662-4884 or visit www.foodbanksj.org.

About the Food Bank of South Jersey
The Food Bank of South Jersey is the leader in providing safe and nutritional food to people in need throughout South Jersey. We distribute food, provide nutrition education and cooking courses, and help people find sustainable ways to improve their lives. To learn more about our important work, please visit www.foodbanksj.org

Contact Chris Seabo, 856 662 4884 | cseabo@foodbanksj.org
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Christine Seabo
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