Category: healthy futures

Governor Patrick visited the Food Pantry (photo recap)

Before taking the trip to the White House, Erin Lynch welcomed Governor Patrick and others to the Food Pantry when they visited Franklin in an event coordinated by Representative Jeffrey Roy. Erin explaining the Healthy Futures room at the Franklin Food Pantry Board of Directors Chairman, Chris Feeley makes a point for Governor Patrick and… Read more »



Local Residents and Community Leaders Take White House Tour

The Hockomock Area YMCA’s Healthy Futures Initiative was selected to visit the White House Kitchen Gardens in recognition of its positive impact on local communities, through its Healthy Futures Initiative. The visit, part of Let’s Move on Thursday, October 30th, included a private tour of the White House. Hockomock YMCA Healthy Futures group outside the… Read more »



Preparing for school lunches – lunch lady heroes and more

It is time to get back to school so that means it is back to either making lunches or getting lunch in the cafeteria. In this TED Talk, Jarrett Krosoczka talks about his lunch lady and lunch lady heroes! You can find more about Jarrett with his TED bio page  http://www.ted.com/speakers/jarrett_j_krosoczka or on his own… Read more »





Healthy Kids Day – Stuff the Truck

The Franklin Food Pantry participated in the Healthy Kids Day at Patriot Place on Saturday, May 3 Healthy Kids Day Coordinated by the Hockomock YMCA as part of Healthy Futures, the event had activities for kids of all ages. Displays from multiple companies and organizations shared information and more about health. Panorama of the Healthy… Read more »