The PB&J Fund utilizes a CHEF (Community / Health / Education / Friendship) framework to realize our commitment to providing holistic experiences for our participants that are educational, empowering and fun.

Community (noun)

a unified body of individuals

Health (noun)

the condition of being sound in body, mind, or spirit; a flourishing condition

Education (noun)

knowledge, skill, and development gained from study or practice

Friendship (noun)

the state of being a friend; a person who has a strong liking for and trust in another


CHEF Kids is our youth-focused program and is curriculum-based, with themed units that build culinary, nutritional, and safety skills.

CHEF Families

CHEF Families is our parent and family-based program that emphasizes the social and emotional benefits of family meal time.

CHEF for a Day

CHEF for a Day is our field trip program that introduces kids to our teaching kitchen and healthy eating principles.

Holiday Giving

Holiday Giving is our annual food distribution event to ensure kids have access to healthy food when school is not in session.

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