Category Archives: Food Assistance

News from Tavarua: Senior Food Program

The Jacobs and Cushman San Diego Food Bank and EngAGE are working together to bring a wonderful food source to Tavarua Senior Apartments in Carlsbad, CA: The Senior Food Program is a federal program that provides monthly supplemental food packages … Continue reading

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Senior Hunger and the National Council on Aging SNAP Fact Sheet

Over 4 million low-income adults over age 60 rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to stay healthy and make ends meet. On average, they receive $108 per month to help put food on the table. Click here to … Continue reading

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EngAGE Receives Bank of America Charitable Foundation 2016 Basic Needs Grant

EngAGE would like to thank the Bank of America Charitable Foundation for its generous $10,000 Basic Needs Grant which we will use for our multi-faceted EngAGE in Wellness program.  The EngAGE in Wellness program provides onsite delivery of several tons … Continue reading

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News from Cotton’s Point: Food Donations

” You have two hands. One to help yourself, the second to help others.”  EngAGE recently developed a new partnership with Talega Life Ministries and Community Outreach Alliance to provide food and supplies for the Cotton’s Point residents in San Clemente, CA. … Continue reading

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Hunger in America: Food Insecurity After 50

More than eight million Baby Boomers age 50 to 64 are turning to charitable food assistance to make ends meet, according to a report by Feeding America® made possible by a grant from AARP Foundation. “Hunger is an invisible problem … Continue reading

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Solara Court News

Making sure residents have enough to eat is an important service facilitated by EngAGE at Solara Court Senior Apartments, as well as other EngAGE communities. The Food Program Coordinator, Ryan Maples, maintains office hours every Wednesday to answer residents’ questions … Continue reading

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Buckingham: Healthy Food for Seniors

In an effort to assist residents with their food needs, EngAGE has partnered with Food Forward, a nonprofit that provides fresh fruits and vegetables to needy families across Los Angeles. For Buckingham residents, the food comes from the Brentwood Farmers … Continue reading

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Andalucía: Food Forward + Knit and Crochet

Every month EngAGE delivers free Farmers Market food to a property through the Food Forward Program. On Andalucia’s recent turn to receive, 16 boxes of fresh produce were distributed to the residents. There was a beautiful array of fruits and vegetables that … Continue reading

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The Grove: Senior Olympics + Activities

The annual EngAGE Senior Olympics is an opportunity for all EngAGE communities to come together and compete in outdoor games, art and craft, and performance competitions. Site Leader Miles Morse reported: “Everyone had a great time and were happy  they participated. Although … Continue reading

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