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Health Foundation of South Florida donates funds to Food For Life Network

News release:

Miami, FL; 2/18/08 – Food For Life Network, a wholly owned subsidiary of Care Resource, will  hold a press reception on Monday, February 25 from 5 pm – 6 pm to unveil a newly purchased van with funds donated by the Health Foundation of South Florida. The van, which will be on display that evening a 2008 Chevrolet Express 1500 Work Van, will be used to deliver groceries and meals to homebound women, children and men living with HIV/AIDS.

The Health Foundation of South Florida is a not-for-profit public charity. Established in 1993, the Foundation's mission is to advance the health of the people in Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties and to expand access to affordable, quality health promotion and care for underserved individuals and communities.

Since 1987, Food For Life Network, Inc. has been and remains the only agency in Miami-Dade County solely dedicated to feeding women, children and men living with HIV and AIDS.  Food For Life Network provides nutritious Food Bank groceries and Home Delivered Meals for eligible clients at no cost.  The Food Bank Program provides clients with a week’s worth of nutritionally balanced groceries to provide 21 meals.  Clients with dependent children receive additional groceries to feed their children. The Home Delivered Meals Programs provides clients that are homebound a week’s worth of frozen meals as well as juice, milk, bread and fresh fruits. All meals and grocery packages are selected by a licensed Dietitian to meet the unique nutritional needs of persons living with HIV/AIDS. 

Members of the Care Resource and Food For Life staff will be on hand and speakers at the reception will include; Jay Beskin, Board President of Food For Life Network, Rick Siclari, Executive Director of Care Resource and Steve Marcus, President and CEO of the Health Foundation of South Florida.  The reception will be held on Monday, February 25, 2008 between 5 pm and 6 pm to at the main offices of Care Resource and Food For Life Network, 3510 Biscayne Blvd, Miami.

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