Kindness Kitchen

Empowering healthy changes through empathy
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November 19, 2019
(Backup date: November 26, 2019)

Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Stepping Stones, 1602 Stout Road, Menomonie


Register to Attend

This event is presented free of charge, please register by November 12, 2019 to “save a plate” for your free lunch.
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Who should attend?

Anyone who is interested in learning about food insecurity and how it impacts our community. 

What's going on?

A presentation by: Kris Pawlowski, Coordinator of Stepping Stones Food Pantry, Nichole Manson, Community Member, Kerry Peterson and Cristy Linse, UW-Stout. This session will engage participants in better understanding community resources that promote food security as well as discuss the social factors impacting wellbeing. A local woman will share her lived experience with food insecurity and recovery from substance abuse and how resources like the food pantry helped her create a vision to reach others facing similar challenges. UW-Stout nutrition faculty will provide suggestions for healthy cooking and eating on a budget.

Why should I attend?

Connect with others who share a concern about issues related to food insecurity. Come hear easy tips for extending your food budget and eating healthy with limited resources. We will be feeding you a  free lunch! To “save a plate” register by November 12, 2019.

What does it cost?

This event is presented free of charge as an ongoing and integral part of the UW-Stout Center to Study Health Promotion & Wellbeing. A special thank you to Stepping Stones for partnering on this event, and to the UW-Stout Cross-Disciplinary Committee for Valuing People for providing the grant funding so that participants can enjoy a working lunch together.