Category: healthy choices

Busy day, what to do for dinner?

Busy day, what to do for dinner? You can avoid take out and eat healthy. Beth Ricci, Contributing Writer for Keeper of the Home has a solution: “So, easy homemade (from scratch, not from a box) meal ideas are a must. We often do things like brinner (breakfast for dinner), grilled cheese, or a basic… Read more »





Stuff A Truck Challenge At Healthy Kids Day

The Franklin Food Pantry will be bringing their new Mobile Pantry Truck to Healthy Kids Day and we challenge you to help us fill it with healthier items! The Stuff a Truck Challenge will close out the Hockomock Area YMCA 2014 Healthy Futures Food Drive. When: Saturday, May 3rdWhere: Patriot Place NRG Plaza, Foxborough MATime: 10:00 am –… Read more »



Healthy Futures Shelf – Wish List

The Healthy Futures Shelf is made possible by a grant from the MetroWest Health Foundation. It provides access to nutritious choices in partnership with Stop and Shop, the Hockomock Area YMCA and through generous donations from the community. Why does the wish list have non-food items?SNAP benefits restricts the purchase to food and these items… Read more »



Franklin Food Pantry Receives Grant from Darden Restaurants

Funds Earmarked to Support the Healthy Futures Initiative – Grant is one of more than 850 awarded through Darden’s 2nd annual Restaurant Community Grants program The Franklin Food Pantry was selected as a recipient of a $1,000 grant as part of the Restaurant Community Grants program from the Darden Foundation, the charitable arm of Darden… Read more »