Empowering Children and Families
through culinary and nutritional education
1 in 6
face food insecurity, a trend
that outpaces Virginia’s
average of 11.9%.
CHARLOTTESVILLE CITY STUDENTS
are eligible to receive free
and reduced meals; in some neighborhoods
this number runs as high as 85%.
CITY 3RD & 5TH GRADERS
are classified as overweight or obese,
however this number is 49% for
African American youth.
We empower children and families through culinary and nutritional education, while improving access to affordable, healthful food for under-resourced community members.
By working with community partners to provide healthy meals and teach cooking habits, we aim to address kids’ nutritional needs at each stage of development.
PB&J FUND RESOURCES
Explore our recipe library.
Learn kitchen basics.
Ideas for feeding your family.
PB&J FUND NEWS
In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis and the suspension of our traditional programming, The PB&J Fund has given much thought and discussion to how we pivot as an organization. Our focus has always been and will always be: to serve the kids and families of...
March is National Nutrition Month! This year’s theme is Eat Right, Bite by Bite! Join us in celebrating National Nutrition Month by focusing on making informed food choices and developing healthy eating and physical activity habits. Throughout the month focus on:...
Eating fresh foods in the winter can be challenging, but not impossible! Here are some tips to find fruits and vegetables while it’s cold outside. Root vegetables can grow in cold weather! You’ll find winter squash, like butternut squash and acorn squash, in...