DATE: August 18, 2011
CONTACT: Francine Smith, 919-581-9178 x 104
RBPCDC Receives Standards of Excellence Award from Central Eastern NC Food Bank Kid’s Café Program
GOLDSBORO – Rebuilding Broken Places CDC received its second Standards of Excellence Award for its nutritional education program from the Central Eastern NC Food Bank (CENC Food Bank) in July. The CENC Food Bank Kid’s Café program, offered to RBP Christian Academy’s Project YESS afterschool program participants, awards program that teach children about good nutritional health.
“RBP’s program is an innovative program that not only teaches our children the basics of nutrition but engages them as active participants in their nutrition. We use creative activities to keep the interest of our children, created our Hunger Haters component that includes service to the community and have a physical education component that is fun, engaging and keeps the kids moving here and at home.”, said John Barnes, C.E.O. of Rebuilding Broken Places CDC
The Standards of Excellence Nutrition Award is earned by innovative programs that include activities that can be duplicated in other Kid’s Café programs around the state. J. Caprice Brown, Outreach, Evaluations & Programs Manager at CENC Food Bank visited the Project YESS program on July 21 to announce to the children and staff that they had won the award and presented them with a plaque and gift card for $1000.
For more information contact Francine Smith 919 581-9178 x104
Rebuilding Broken Places CDC
2105 N. WIlliam Street
Goldsboro, NC 27530
919 581-9178 x104
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RBPCDC's strategic plan for socio-economic development includes: affordable home ownership and housing for low-income families and seniors, job training, child care and afterschool programs, health awareness, and minority business development.