Why food matters in social services programs

Let’s Eat!

Gathering together to share a meal creates health, grows friendships and builds stronger communities. How do we know this? We confirmed it!

United Way in partnership with Vancouver Coastal Health conducted a qualitative research study interviewing service providers and holding focus groups with program participants across the Lower Mainland about the role of food plays in social support programs.

Let’s Eat – Infographic (pdf)

A graphic showing all the ways that food is incorporated into social service programs

Tracy GreenLet’s Eat