AHF in the Community – September Recap

From Nancy Sasaki, Executive Director – There was a lot of great work being done to improve the health and wellness of underserved populations in San Diego and Imperial Counties last month, but you’ll notice a definite focus on food systems in our latest recap....

Food Insecurity a Real Problem in San Diego and Imperial Counties

Having just written about obesity fueling the epidemic of prediabetes and diabetes across California in last month’s blog post, it might seem incongruous to switch gears and now talk about the very real problem of people in our region not having enough nutritious food...

AHF in the Community – August Recap

From Nancy Sasaki, Executive Director – August was hot, hot, hot, and we’re not just talking about the salsa from Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center! It was a warm one out there, but not so warm that we couldn’t get out to visit with our community partners to see...

Majority of Californians Are Prediabetic or Diabetic: What Do We Do?

According to a 2016 UCLA study, the majority of adults in California are prediabetic or diabetic. Let that sink in for a moment: The MAJORITY of adults in this state either have diabetes or are at increased risk for developing the disease. (For the purposes of this...

AHF in the Community – July Recap

From Nancy Sasaki, Executive Director – July was another busy month visiting grantees and partners in the community working on the issues of homelessness, food scarcity, transition-age foster youth, water quality, financial sustainability for non-profits, and more....

AHF August Blog: One in Five Homeless Youth Trafficked

Please note that this blog post addresses sensitive issues that some readers may find disturbing. In January of this year, 38 people were arrested in San Diego County as part of a statewide, two-day, anti-human trafficking operation called “Operation Reclaim and...
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