SNAP Solutions Underway

Great progress and positive efforts are underway to be able to provide enough food for those who are food insecure in our communities. As a special feature for our Friday, August 10th meeting Ashley St. Thomas of the Association of Arizona Food Banks and Keith Brekus of Congressman Tom O’Halleran’s office spoke about the current status of the Farm Bill. …

What’s Fresh in Food Waste?

Cornucopia’s Food Recovery Program has been chosen to participate in Arizona Partnership for Healthy Communities‘ Live Well Arizona Incubator Program and we are thrilled! Improving the well-being of all Arizonans cannot be the work of health care or public health professionals alone; instead we need practitioners from multiple sectors working together with community members to improve the underlying conditions where people …

GREATER SEDONA COMMUNITY PLAN 2018

GREATER SEDONA COMMUNITY PLAN For SNAP Crisis Solutions 6/27/18   Hosted by Cornucopia Community Advocates Harvey Grady President/CEO   This community emergency food assistance plan involves a review of current resources and their combined service capacity that needs to expand to feed an estimated extra 330 SNAP terminees, with terminations likely to begin October 2018. Sedona has 505 participants in …

SNAP Solutions – Sedona

SNAP Solutions – Sedona Locally preparing to feed those affected by the significant reduction in SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits. Cornucopia recently conducted a 2018 Yavapai County Food Assistance Survey to identify all 65 food assistance programs in the county, describe their current services, and ascertain their needs for expanding their service capacity to address the SNAP crisis. Our …

A Note From Harvey Grady….

Thank you for your support of Cornucopia’s Food Recovery Program!        You have made our Food Recovery pilot project a resounding success! It offers a model program for rural food rescue that other rural communities can adopt. America wastes 40% of the food it produces, and most of that food can be rescued and provided to local food banks and programs …

Survey of all 60+ Yavapai County Emergency Food Providers on readiness for budget cuts

 Are they prepared? The encouraging results of this survey initiative, implemented by Harvey Grady, Founder and President of Cornucopia Community Advocates, is just about every Emergency Food Provider is willing to attend community meetings to create a plan for feeding the persons terminated from SNAP. In those meetings, such planning might include: Grant writing assistance to tap existing funders for purchase …

TEWA Holiday Projects 2018 SUCCESS!!!

The 2017 Tewa Holiday Project was the most successful ever! Through an extraordinary outpouring of Christmas spirit and love The Tewa Holiday Project “COMMUNITY” donated $17,729 in cash, 160 brand new coats and hats to First Mesa Elementary, and 120 wrapped gifts to Tewa Children and a ton of used clothing! Dale and Rosemary Stellick of Rosedale Hair Salon through …

Festival of Angels

Festival of Angels When: Saturday * Dec 2nd, 2017 –  5:00pm – 9:00pm Where: @ The Collective Sedona – 7000 AZ-179, Sedona, AZ 86351 Entry: Small Donation Requested Join us for this Annual FUNdraising event to remember!  Be Uniquely Entertained   Silent Auction Raffle ‘Split Pot 50/50’   ‘Angel’ Exhibitors Food and cocktails available   Fun for all ages! Come to dance, eat, drink and be …