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Revive & Thrive Project increases access and information about 'real' and nutritious foods

This week's episode of NPO Showcase features Revive & Thrive Project who helps make healthy food front and center in the diets of the community they serve
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About NPO Showcase

NPO Showcase highlights nonprofit and government organizations and the work that they're doing in our community. The program is a feature of GRTV, a service of the Community Media Center, with producer and host Adrian Hirsch. You can catch it on GRTV on Saturdays at 8 AM and 6 PM and can view past episodes on Grand Rapids Community Media Center website. If your nonprofit would like to be interviewed on NPO Showcase, please contact Adrian Hirsch.

Wendy Borden on NPO Showcase

Wendy Borden on NPO Showcase /GRTV

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Wendy Borden from the Revive & Thrive Project shares how the organization is helping to improve the diets of West Michigan citizens. Revive & Thrive accomplishes this both through education, and access to high quality foods. 

Revive & Thrive provides education and hands on experience to teens through healthy meal preparation. By connecting with local youth, Revive & Thrive spreads the message of how important nutrition is and the skills to make a variety of meals using locally grown and organic ingredients. Once the food is prepared, Revive & Thrive delivers free high quality foods to community members facing debilitating disease such as cancer. 

Revive & Thrive also offers education to those recovering from illness so they can support themselves with nourishing meals moving forward. By partnering with local food producers Revive & Thrive is stimulating the local food economy through all stages of food production and distribution. Community members can get in touch with Revive & Thrive to learn more about their programs, donate, volunteer, or become a partner.

Check back next Wednesday for a new segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, featuring Kent Conservation District.

NPO Showcase is just one of the many ways that the Community Media Center serves the nonprofit community. For information about this and other CMC services for nonprofits, or to schedule a future interview, contact Nonprofit Outreach Coordinator, Adrian Hirsch, at 616-459-4788 x105 or email [email protected].

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