Enable the organization to achieve its mission of protecting the use of water for traditional communities to grow healthy food and maintain their cultural heritage by providing general operating support
Strengthen Okhay Owingeh core values and child well-being through enabling families to return to a revitalized core village by developing and implementing a high-leverage fundraising campaign using unique tax mechanisms
Enable small organic farmers in underserved Bernalillo County, N.M., communities to develop sustainable business models that increase vulnerable children’s access to fresh/healthy food by providing technical assistance
“We’re giving individuals the tools they need to get into a career and then we’re engaging them into the mainframe of the community,” said Roberto Torres, executive director of the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan.
Strong Beginnings Program Director Peggy Vander Meulen discusses racial equity programming with Project Coordinator Denise Evans (left) and Education Coordinator Bonita Agee (right) in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Strong Beginnings Education Coordinator Bonita Agee (left) interacts with Keturah Bell and her son Elijah at a Strong Beginnings support group meeting for breastfeeding families in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
LINC UP’s Darel Ross attends the organization’s community food truck event in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The monthly event provides access to fresh foods for more than 250 disadvantaged families in the city.