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Enabling Operational Health through Capacity Building Support

Strengthen Organizations
Capacity Building
Organization: St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Comida de Vida
Grant: $15,000
Grant Year: 2023
County: Dutchess
State: NY

Grant funds will bolster the organization’s ability to provide food access by supporting personnel costs for several integral positions and to purchase materials, reducing the challenge of rising food prices.

St. Thomas Episcopal Church facilitates and manages Comida de Vida/Food of Life Pantry. The pantry has been operating for 11 years with a mission to provide fresh, nutritious food weekly for neighbors in need, including vegetables grown in the on-site in their “Giving Garden.”