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Verde Cares for Community

Verde Cares for Community

For ten years, Verde Pizza, located in the Canton neighborhood of Southeast Baltimore, has been serving the community so much more than great pizza. We had a chat with owner Ed Bosco to hear why he supports community-based organizations like Moveable Feast. Verde is...

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Hunger Doesn’t Take a Vacation

Hunger Doesn’t Take a Vacation

Volunteers are needed now more than ever to help our clients manage their health needs with reliable delivery of nutritious, medically tailored meals.

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Spring 2022 Newsletter

Spring 2022 Newsletter

Vice President of the Board, James Seidl, accepts the esteemed McCormick Community Service Award, we land our first ever Ride for the Feast presenting sponsor, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, and so much more!

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Johns Hopkins Practitioners Form Cycling Team to Benefit Moveable Feast

Johns Hopkins Practitioners Form Cycling Team to Benefit Moveable Feast

FIERCE CHICKS ROCK RAISES FUNDS TO HELP PROVIDE 8,000 MEALS A WEEK.
Eighteen years ago, Johns Hopkins nurse practitioner Lisa Scotti saw how much Moveable Feast supported the patients with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) whom she cared for. Scotti says Moveable Feast’s medically catered, home-delivered meals were saving people’s lives. She wanted to help the organization.

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Three “health” myths debunked

Three “health” myths debunked

Myth: Fat is bad Reality: In the 80s, the “low-fat craze” really affected how people thought about nutrition and the importance of fat in our diet was unfortunately dismissed until recent years. The fact is, fat, like the other macronutrients (protein and...

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HIV Awareness & Wellness: Kayla’s Courage

HIV Awareness & Wellness: Kayla’s Courage

When Moveable Feast began in 1989 in response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic, treatment options were limited, not terribly effective and often costly. As such, it was not uncommon for a person who was diagnosed with HIV to have the disease go unchecked. As the virus replicates, in addition to weakening one’s immune system, it puts a greater demand on the body for calories, protein and other nutrients.

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Diabetes Awareness: Roger’s Story

Diabetes Awareness: Roger’s Story

Current Moveable Feast client, Roger*, has numerous chronic disease diagnoses, and has struggled to manage his diabetes. Roger, like many of our clients, has limited access to healthy foods and has limited mobility. These barriers make it difficult to manage chronic...

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Nutrition and Breast Cancer

Nutrition and Breast Cancer

While there is no diet or lifestyle change that can “treat” or “prevent” breast cancer, avoiding certain risk factors (e.g., smoking) and increasing protective factors (e.g., regular exercise), can help lower our risk.  Like most medical recommendations, there is...

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Staying Happy, Healthy, and Hydrated this Fall

Staying Happy, Healthy, and Hydrated this Fall

With the end of summer quickly approaching, we look ahead to changing leaves, the start of school, and delicious Fall produce. As the days shorten and our calendars fill with holiday events, you may find it challenging to prioritize your wellness. That’s why, for this...

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Team Connections: The Making of Medically-Tailored Meals

Team Connections: The Making of Medically-Tailored Meals

For those who have spent time in our kitchen helping us produce and package meals and for those who’ve connected with our work in other ways, you know we talk a lot about medically-tailored meals - but what are medically tailored meals and how are they developed here...

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