This event is to raise awareness about the impact of unhealthy eating habits where it’s blamed for high rates of hypertension and diabetes within marginalized communities of Williamson & Travis Counties. Also foods are linked to maternal mortality rates in Texas have doubled within the past decade, ranking Texas the worst in the nation--and on par with economically underdeveloped countries, nutrition is a critical factor within health data recorded numbers.
Exposure to dining/restaurant establishments that welcome their establishment to the under privilege
How diets can be made healthier - without neglecting their culture – by trying different cuisine(s).
Identify foods associated with “soul food” that are prepared in healthier way that can decrease high rates of obesity and cardiovascular diseases.
Accessibility to fresh produce and nutritious food in “food desert” – which are areas that do not have access to fresh and nutritious food source, such as a supermarket, within one mile.
Pappadeaux and Hanks will play a crucial role in being the trendsetter, influencing change for restaurants in Austin.
Show how Saffron Trust Women’s Foundation and Pappadeaux and Hanks community missions align very well.
What we would like to accomplish:
Partner with Pappadeaux and Hanks, which will play a crucial role in being the trendsetter, influencing positive change for restaurants in Austin.
Actively encourage other restaurants to take more of a critical role when it comes to the importance on emphasizing the importance of nutritional diets, making a difference in many of the major health concerns facing Austin’s underserved community.
Provide an opportunity for underserved women to feel “special” while receiving education on food and other Health Concerns.
Help build community awareness and develop strong social support systems.
Have media coverage to show how Pappadeaux and Hanks will play a crucial role in being the trendsetter, influencing change for restaurants in Austin.
Have media coverage to show how Saffron Trust Women’s Foundation and Pappadeaux and Hanks community missions align very well.
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