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CT Organization Treats Comorbidities with Fruits and Vegetables

Wholesome Wave launched its produce prescription program in 2010, just a few years after the organization started. Under the program, Wholesome Wave partners with stakeholders in communities nationwide struggling with food insecurity and nutrition due to poverty. …

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The Newman’s Own Foundation enlisted scholar Miriam Nelson as CEO and president, cementing the acting roles she has held for a year. …

Miriam Nelson named President and CEO of Newman’s Own Foundation

Media Contact: Brandon Rook, Public Relations Manager Read Dr. Nelson’s bio by clicking here. WESTPORT, Conn. – Miriam E. Nelson, PhD, prominent health and nutrition scholar, U.S. policy advisor, and bestselling author, has been named president and chief executive officer of Newman’s Own Foundation. She had served as acting president and CEO since January 2020, …

Bridgette Heller named to Newman’s Own Foundation Board of Directors

WESTPORT, Conn.—Newman’s Own Foundation has announced the appointment of Bridgette Heller to its board of directors. The Foundation continues the work of its founder, actor/philanthropist Paul Newman, by turning all net profits and royalties from the sale of Newman’s Own products into donations, totaling more than $560 million to date. Ms. Heller has been an …

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Brandon Rook Public Relations Manager media@NewmansOwnFoundation.org