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2nd Lunch & Learn scheduled with area food pantries
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2nd Lunch & Learn scheduled with area food pantries

In October 2018, 20 people representing 8 area food pantries attended BWC’s first Lunch & Learn to discuss ways to promote and encourage healthy eating among clients. Since then, the food pantries have banded together to launch the “Give Healthy” campaign. On March 4, 2019, BWC is hosting a second lunch and learn to share...

BWC launches ‘Give Healthy’ campaign
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BWC launches ‘Give Healthy’ campaign

The Brunswick Wellness Coalition (BWC) launched the Give Healthy campaign on November 1, 2018, to increase access to healthy, nutritious food for those that are food insecure. Food insecurity is defined as a lack of consistent access to enough food for an active, healthy life. Children and adults suffering from food insecurity report poor physical...

County Care Fair Begins!
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County Care Fair Begins!

The Brunswick Wellness Coalition (BWC) and Walmart have partnered to host its inaugural County Care Fair, rotating between the three Walmart locations in Brunswick County as follows: Monday, July 16, Leland Thursday, August 16, Southport Tuesday, September 18, Shallotte The fair will take place at each location from 5 to 8 p.m. and will offer...

Planning for first Lunch & Learn
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Planning for first Lunch & Learn

BWC’s Food Access subcommittee is planning a lunch and learn that will explore various strategies to improve the health of those that are food insecure such as increasing the amount of nutrient-dense food available at the food pantry and offering food demonstrations for individuals to try healthy foods and recipes. If you’d like to get...