A round-up of Claneil Foundation grantees recently featured in the media:

VietLead (Community Fund)
South Philly Review: Community Garden Sprouts More than Plants
A garden project leads to a campaign for improved health conditions in Philadelphia public schools.

StreetCred (Emerging Leaders Fund)
Forbes: How Doctors are Expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit for Families with Kids
Pediatricians write “prescriptions” for free tax filing services to low-income families eligible for tax credits.

FoodCorps (Emerging Leaders Fund)
Forbes: Urban Food Alliance and FoodCorps Partner for Better School Meals
A new strategic partnership aims to expand its documented successes and improve school meals in the nation’s largest cities.

Rolling Harvest Food Rescue (Critical Issue Fund)
WHYY Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane: Farming Stories (scroll down to 8/23/18 episode)
After noticing a shortage of fresh food while volunteering at food banks,Cathy Snyder, founder of Rolling Harvest, shares her journey in starting an organization to connect local farmers with hunger-relief sites.

New Kensington Community Development Corporation (Community Fund)
NeighborWorks America: Kensington Community Leader Receives National Award
Gloria Cartagena was nominated by New Kensington Community Development Corporation for the 2018 Dorothy Richardson Award for Resident Leadership for her work in organizing and amplifying the voices of neighbors in response to the opioid crisis and increased homelessness in their community.  

African Family Health Organization (Community Fund)
Generocity.org: This Philly Program Helps African and Caribbean Immigrant Youth Thrive in Their New City
AFAHO’s African Youth Empowerment Program helps immigrant, refugee and asylee African and Caribbean youth integrate into society, and improve their educational and health outcomes through workshops, tutoring and peer support.

Philabundance (Critical Issue Fund)
Generocity.org: Philabundance launched Abundantly Good, a social enterprise for ‘upcycled’ food products
Through the social enterprise project, Philabundance is focusing on a ‘triple bottom line’: people, planet and profit (for farmers).