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Common Threads
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Common Threads is a national nonprofit that provides children and families cooking and nutrition education to encourage healthy habits that contribute to wellness. We equip under-resourced communities with information to make affordable, nutritious and appealing food choices wherever they live, work, learn, and play. We know that food is rooted in culture and tradition so we promote diversity in our lessons and recipes, encouraging our participants to celebrate the world around them.

SA2020 Impact

Founded in 2003, Common Threads is a national nonprofit that gets people Cooking For Life through comprehensive cooking and nutrition education. Their programs equip families with the tools they need to maintain healthy eating habits and to prepare low-cost, nutritious, and delicious home-cooked meals. Funded in part by Texas Health & Human Services, Common Threads partners with schools and community organizations to reach the children and families who need their services the most, including South San Antonio ISD, Catholic Charities, Girls Inc., and SA Youth. From 2018-2019, 7,500 San Antonians participated, making more than 40,000 healthy snacks, and 187 professionals were trained to facilitate their Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills aligned student curriculum.

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