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Dig In Peoria! November 7th
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Head out to Peoria Brewing Company on November 7, from 4-10pm in support of the Wholesome Food Fund and the GITM Foundation's Mobile Fresh Food Van. Live music and delicious healthy food will be available throughout the evening and raffle tickets will be available for purchase.
Peoria marks one of the lowest counties in Illinois in consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables. Diets poor in produce have been linked to increased risk in diabetes, heart disease and cancers.
The Wholesome Food Fund along with the gitm Foundation’s Fresh Mobile Food Van want to change this trend especially among our city’s most vulnerable. Both of these projects aim to increase fresh food access for families living in regions with no full grocery or have limited means to purchase locally grown foods. Far too often, these families must purchase grocery items from convenient stores that feature no produce or what is offered is overpriced and of poor quality.
Proceeds raised will be split evenly between the two organizations. All donations are tax deductible.