HEALING MEALS COMMUNITY PROJECT RELOCATES KITCHEN Organization’s Growth in First Year Necessitates a Larger Facility In less than a year and a half, Healing Meals Community Project has grown so big, it has relocated its kitchen. On May 22, 2017, the organization moved from New England Pasta Company to The[…]
FUNDRAISER HELPS HEALING MEALS COMMUNITY PROJECT SERVE ADDITIONAL 4,500 MEALS Bill Selig Jewelers Hosts Successful and Inspirational Event for Local Charity Thanks to the hospitality of Bill Selig Jewelers in Simsbury, the support of sponsors Simsbury Bank and Super Cellars, and the generous contributions of more than 100 people from[…]
HMCP: Why did you join Healing Meals? HV: I originally joined Healing Meals because my mother went to the first volunteer night, thinking Healing Meals was mostly going to be for adults, but when she found out it was a youth based organization, she came home and told me about[…]
A non-profit’s dream come true is a phone call from a local company that says they’ve silently been raising money to donate to your organization because they love the work you do to help others. When it happens, you feel overwhelmed with gratitude. That is exactly how our community partnership[…]
HEALING MEALS WELCOMES DONNA LEIBIN AS EXECUTIVE CHEF AND KITCHEN MANAGER West Hartford Resident Finds The Job Her Heart Was Waiting For The Simsbury, Connecticut-based Healing Meals Community Project is thrilled to announce the addition of West Hartford resident Donna Leibin as Executive Chef and Kitchen Manager. Between 2012 and[…]
Executive Director Sarah Leathers and Associate Director Ellen Palmer were recently featured on Office Hours with State Representative John K. Hampton on Simsbury Community TV. Thank you for having us Representative Hampton, and for giving us the opportunity to share the mission of Healing Meals with our local community.
“Food is medicine. Volunteers from the Healing Meals Community Project can often be heard saying the phrase, almost as a mantra. Executive Director Sarah Leathers strongly believes it. She can tell anecdotes about folks who were ill getting unexpectedly better after doing nothing more than changing what they ate.” Read[…]
Hometown Heroes: ‘Delivery Angels’ Brings Meals To Those In Crises “Healing Meals cooks 100 percent organic meals for families dealing with a health crisis. The meals are prepared by 40 volunteers between the ages of 14 and 24. At the helm of it all is Sarah Leathers, a Simsbury native[…]
On October 11, 2016, WFSB aired a feature on Healing Meals on its Better Connecticut program. Special thanks to Melissa Cole for working with us on this great piece!
Simsbury Community Television’s The Philanthropic Planner interviews Sarah Leathers, Executive Director, and Ellen Palmer, Director.