HOUSTON – Brighter Bites, BB #:371141 a nonprofit organization that delivers fresh fruits, vegetables and nutrition education resources directly into families’ hands, is proud to announce it’s been named the official nonprofit partner of The Produce Moms BB #:366223.
The Produce Moms has been a longtime supporter of Brighter Bites and its mission to create communities of health through fresh food. With the finalization of its B Corp Certification, The Produce Moms chose Bright Bites as its nonprofit partner so as to provide an even bigger platform for the organization to reach more families around the country where fresh produce and resources are needed.
“Brighter Bites perfectly aligns with our mission to put more fresh produce on every table,” said Lori Taylor, founder and CEO of The Produce Moms. “Through this partnership, we’ll be able to reach even more families with educational messaging around the benefits of eating fresh produce, the growing process, and how to select, store and serve it.”
To bring increased awareness of Brighter Bites to consumers, The Produce Moms will utilize its vast social media platforms including podcasts, blog posts, content sharing, recipe features and more to share the philanthropy’s work.
“We’re honored to have been chosen by Lori and her team as The Produce Moms official nonprofit partner,” said Lisa Helfman, founder of Brighter Bites. “We look forward to growing this partnership while continuing to reach families with resources to help create lifelong healthier lifestyles.”
This unique partnership has evolved over the past year through a variety of outreach efforts, all with the goal to increase produce consumption among children and their families. The Produce Moms has featured Brighter Bites’ leadership in its podcasts and produce-filled recipes on its website. In return, Brighter Bites has promoted The Produce Moms and its mission to encourage healthy eating through sharing family activity sheets and its kid-friendly blogs and recipes.
Brighter Bites is a nonprofit that creates communities of health through fresh food with the goal of changing behavior among children and their families to prevent obesity and achieve long-term health. Brighter Bites is an evidence-based, multi-component elementary school, preschool, and summer camp program that utilizes reliable access to fruits and vegetables, nutrition education, and consistent exposure to recipes and messages that feature fresh food. Since 2012, Brighter Bites has provided over 40 million pounds of produce and millions of nutrition education materials to more than 475,000 individuals (including teachers) in Houston, Dallas, Austin, New York City, the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area, and Southwest Florida. In February 2021 Brighter Bites expanded its programming to Salinas, California. To learn more about Brighter Bites visit www.brighterbites.org.
The Produce Moms is a widely recognized consumer brand that is on a mission to put more fruits and vegetables on every table. Founded by Lori Taylor, we are a global community of passionate fresh produce advocates. Through our platforms and produce supplier partnerships, The Produce Moms educates consumers on the benefits of eating fresh produce, the growing process, and how to select, store and serve fruits and vegetables. We introduce our community to produce brands, engage the produce industry with consumers in inspiring conversations, and promote public policy to increase the availability of fresh produce at American schools. The Produce Moms digital platforms, podcast, television appearances, and consumer products reach millions per month and support the brand’s goal to increase produce consumption in both volume & variety. For more information, please visit www.theproducemoms.com.