Memorial Day: Honoring Our Veterans

Each year on the last Monday in May, we celebrate Memorial Day. “Originally called Decoration Day, [Memorial Day] is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America”. Thank you to all of our active military personnel and anyone who has bravely served this country. In honor… Continue reading Memorial Day: Honoring Our Veterans

April 7th is World Health Day

Each year on April 7th, we celebrate #WorldHealthDay. Since its inception in 1948, World Health Day “has aimed to create awareness of a specific health theme to highlight a priority area of concern for the World Health Organization”. This year’s World Health Day theme is: Our Planet, Our Health. The Our Planet, Our Health campaign… Continue reading April 7th is World Health Day

March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month. An annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics where everyone is invited to learn about making informed food choices and developing healthful eating and physical activity habits. In honor of National Nutrition Month, we’d like to take this time to highlight an amazing new program here in… Continue reading March is National Nutrition Month

February is Black History Month

February is Black History Month – a time “to celebrate the immeasurable contributions of Black Americans, honor the legacies and achievements of generations past, reckon with centuries of injustice, and confront those injustices that still fester today.” This year’s Black History Month theme is: Black Health and Wellness. As an organization who works to increase… Continue reading February is Black History Month

Poverty in America Awareness Month

January is Poverty in America Awareness Month – a month-long initiative to raise awareness and call attention to the growth of poverty in America. We focus on this initiative because poverty and poor health are undeniably linked. According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, “poverty is a complex and insidious determinant of health …that… Continue reading Poverty in America Awareness Month

2022 FEDERAL POVERTY LEVELS

Size of
Household
150%
monthly
150%
yearly
200%
monthly
200%
yearly
250%
monthly
250%
yearly
1$1,699$20,385$2,265$27,180$2,831$33,975
2$2,289$27,465$3,052$36,260$3,814$45,775
3$2,879$34,545$3,838$46,060$4,797$57,575
4$3,469$41,625$4,625$55,500$5,781$69,375
5$4,059$48,705$5,412$64,940$6,764$81,175
6$4,649$55,785$6,198$74,380$7,747$92,975
7$5,239$62,865$6,985$83,820$8,731$104,775
8$5,829$69,945$7,772$93,260$9,714$116,575