SickKids to Offer More Ontario Food at Hospital

Source: October 18, 2012

TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2012 /CNW/ – The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) takes great pride in fostering the care and health of children. Providing healthy, nourishing food is vital to good health and the healing process. The Greenbelt Fund is funding a project to assist SickKids in bringing more Ontario food to the plates of patients and their families, staff and visitors.

With support from the Ontario government, the Greenbelt Fund is providing grants to organizations to bring more Ontario food into schools, universities, colleges, hospitals and long-term care homes. To date, the Greenbelt Fund has supported 38 projects that have resulted in an increase of nearly $12 million in Ontario food purchases. This fourth round of grants is projected to increase Ontario food purchases by an additional $14.4 million…

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