Nutrition Education & Obesity Prevention (NEOP)

 

Donations to the Nutrition Education & Obesity Prevention (NEOP) program will be used to reinforce and support healthy cooking activities and to distribute nutrition information to participants during events such as the Fruit & Veggie Fest, while helping to empower low-income residents to increase fruit and vegetable consumption, physical activity, and food security, The goal is to prevent obesity and other diet-related, chronic diseases. 

Events such as the Fruit & Veggie Fest, held by NEOP at multiple venues, are used to facilitate behavior change in the homes, schools, worksites, and communities of low-income Californians and to create environments that support fruit and vegetable consumption and physical activity. Obesity is now a national epidemic; help us be part of the solution!