Healing Meals Community Project

NOURISHING OUR COMMUNITY & EMPOWERING TOMORROW'S LEADERS

Youth Volunteers

Working alongside adult mentors to prepare, cook and package nutrient dense meals youth learn soft skills (such as good communication), technical skills (cooking) as well as a strong understanding that food can be medicine.

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Adult Volunteers

Adult volunteers can harvest produce from the organic garden, prep food, cook, package and deliver healing meals to those in a health crisis; the experience is transformational for everyone involved.

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Receive Meals

Our Organic Meals Program supports individuals dealing with a health crisis, and their families, for fourteen weeks with healthy food, made with love to lessen side effects and increase positive treatment outcomes.

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Healing Meals Community Project is a Proud Member of

 
CT Partners for Health
Food Is Medicine Coalition
 

Testimonials

  • As a mother, it is such a relief to know that my family is being fed well even when I do not feel up to cooking.  It is one less thing I need to think about.

    – Client
  • Thank you so much for delivering the healthy broth. It has helped me in my recovery. The broth is delicious and the spirit is speeding my recovery. I think I would like one more – Thanks so much.

     

    – Client
  • Thank you. Those two words cannot even begin to convey the depth of my gratitude.

    Today when I count my blessings, you are the first.

    – Client
  • The immune broth is great. Even with mouth sores, I can still drink it and I know I am getting good nutrition and it does not hurt my mouth.

    – Client
  • Please accept this heart felt thank you for the wonderful meals. What a pleasure! The soup was perfect when my tummy wasn’t right, and everything was so tasty. It was wonderful for my entire family. Thank you for including us in your program.

    – Client
  • You have no idea how these meals have helped me. I have tears in my eyes for all the people who have participated in making these wonderful delicious meals. You lift my spirits and your thoughtfulness is unending. To the Healing Meals team and the Conard High School Field Hockey Team, and to Grace.

    Thank you from my heart.

    – Client
  • The generosity and enthusiasm of the youth is amazing and so touching.

    – Client
  • Thank you for the meals. I especially like the Frittata this week and I am a huge fan of soups! Have a good week.

    – Client
  • Thank you for the delicious healthy meals so generously lovingly prepared by you! We can’t begin to thank you enough! You are such a blessing to us during a critical time of healing for Connor.

    – Client Family
  • All that Healing Meals has done for me has meant so much…I hope you know how much it has helped me.

    – Client
  • Thank you so much to all of the kids that cooked my meals. They were so delicious and really helped me get ready for my surgery this week. Thank you also to everyone who organized and delivered the meals. I’ll be in touch when I get out of the hospital.

    Much love…

    – Client
  • Healing Meals was a gift from the heavens, to have healthy meals sitting in my refrigerator was the best thing that you could possibly even imagine. It was just wonderful.

    – Client Family Member
  • Thanks, Mom, for making me come tonight — it was amazing.

    – Teen Volunteer
  • You guys ROCK! Thank you for all the tasty, healthy meals!

    – Client
  • I feel so supported!

    – Client
  • Thank you so much all of you for all you do in the Healing Meals program. Not only was it a big help to not have to make 4 meals, but it was great to know that what we were eating was HEALTHY! The Immune Broth became my morning “tea.” So whether you plan, shop, prepare, assemble, or deliver, THANK YOU! You are a God-Send!

    – Client
  • With thanks for your emotional and nutritional nourishment during this trying time, we appreciate your kindness and generosity and we are excited about the birth or your organization.

    Thank you, thank you, thank you for the delicious food. xoxo

    – Client & Family
  • Thank you so much for all the delicious food that you made for us! I can’t tell you how much we appreciate you cooking for us and others. What you are doing is so important and such a huge help to families and individuals who are going through tough times. You should all be very proud of what you are doing! Keep up the great work!

    With love & appreciation…

    – Client Family
  • I  love the way my heart feels when I leave.

    – Teen Volunteer
  • You can’t always tell that someone is sick, and you really have to be caring for everyone, no matter what. You need to be treating everyone with kindness and decency because you don’t know what  they are going through.

    – S. Treaux, Teen Volunteer