News — Charitable Giving
Guest Post: Michele's Granola, Soom Foods and C-CAP Philadelphia
Soom is thrilled to work with Michele’s Granola to support Careers Through Culinary Arts (C-CAP) Philly. Soom and our co-founders have supported this incredible organization through various means for several years and we’re proud to further contribute to C-CAP’s mission with this opportunity.
2022 Give One Grantee Profile: Strength to Love II
Introducing Strength to Love II Strength to Love II is a community-based non-profit program addressing food apartheid issues in west Baltimore’s Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood. The program operates a 1.5 acre urban farm that distributes organic produce grown within its 14 greenhouses, while providing agricultural training and workforce development for youth and citizens returning to the community from incarceration. Strength to Love II is part of an umbrella organization, Intersection of Change, which was founded in 1996 to address poverty-related challenges in Sandtown-Winchester and surrounding communities. The Challenges of Sandtown-Winchester Though once a thriving Black neighborhood of west Baltimore, Sandtown-Winchester has been...
2022 Give One Grantee Profile: TasteWise Kids
Tastewise Kids (TWK) is a Baltimore City based non-profit that teaches food literacy to kids through hands-on learning. Their mission is to inspire kids to explore and experience the world of food and its sources, with a goal of encouraging healthier eating habits and reducing obesity, diabetes, and other illnesses linked to poor nutrition.
2022 Give One Grantee Profile: Baltimore Hunger Project
On Giving Tuesday, a group of 15 Michele’s Granola employees spent the morning volunteering with one of our Baltimore-based 2022 grantees, the Baltimore Hunger Project (BHP). We learned that more than 70% of Baltimore City students and nearly half of all Baltimore County students are considered food insecure. As one of our teammates said, “In a country so rich in resources, it is astonishing that so many don’t have enough to eat.”