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The Healthy Food Financing loan program will increase access to capital to help offset some of the daunting startup costs associated with expansion or renovation in communities with limited access to fresh food.  Alabama residents living more than one mile from a supermarket or large grocery store in an urban area or more than ten miles in a rural area are living in what is known as a “food desert.” Increasing access to fresh, healthy food is a win for better health and a win for economic development.

The Healthy Food Financing loan program will increase access to capital to help offset some of the daunting startup costs associated with expansion or renovation in communities with limited access to fresh food. Alabama residents living more than one mile from a supermarket or large grocery store in an urban area or more than ten miles in a rural area are living in what is known as a “food desert.” Increasing access to fresh, healthy food is a win for better health and a win for economic development. ... See MoreSee Less

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An innovative public-private partnership is officially up and running in Alabama paving the way to bring fresh food retailers to underserved areas across the state.  The Healthy Food Financing Program is the result of a broad-based coalition of business, not-for-profit, and community advocates, who urged state lawmakers to support a statewide revolving loan program to help bring fresh food retailers to Alabama communities with limited access to healthy food.

An innovative public-private partnership is officially up and running in Alabama paving the way to bring fresh food retailers to underserved areas across the state. The Healthy Food Financing Program is the result of a broad-based coalition of business, not-for-profit, and community advocates, who urged state lawmakers to support a statewide revolving loan program to help bring fresh food retailers to Alabama communities with limited access to healthy food. ... See MoreSee Less

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Fresh food retailers including grocers, farmer’s markets, wholesale markets and vendors can apply at https://t.co/wPdCImPWt9 for potential loans up to $50,000

Fresh food retailers including grocers, farmer’s markets, wholesale markets and vendors can apply at https://t.co/wPdCImPWt9 for potential loans up to $50,000

Child care centers that receive federally-funding must now be monitored for basic health and safety standards. DHR reported 15,156 total health and safety violations from the 682 centers that are licensed-exempt but receive funding. Learn more...

15,000 violations found at federally funded AL day cares

This fall, nearly 700 federally funded child care facilities in Alabama underwent safety and health inspections from the Alabama Department of Human R...

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More than 1.8 million Alabamians, including half a million children, live in communities with little to no access to fresh, healthy food #HFFI

More than 1.8 million Alabamians, including half a million children, live in communities with little to no access to fresh, healthy food #HFFI

Today, @PNCBank is joining partners advocating for quality, licensed child care in Alabama to release the Status of Child Care report. @ccr_bhm @AlaVoices

Today, @PNCBank is joining partners advocating for quality, licensed child care in Alabama to release the Status of Child Care report.  @ccr_bhm @AlaVoices
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