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Nature’s Food Patch Provides Cereal for Hungry Children

Your local natural foods grocer, Nature’s Food Patch Market & Café, has teamed up with Feeding Tampa Bay and 10News WTSP to collect healthy breakfast items for Cereal for Summer.
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hildren go hungry over the summer without the programs that feed them during the school year. The Patch is collecting breakfast items such as cereal bars, cereal, oatmeal and shelf-stable milk through May 5th.

The Patch also reached out to some of their local vendors. Seitenbacher donated six pallets of cereal to this program, which was brought to the 10News studio and taped live. See the story here: bit.ly/CerealForSummerNFP. NFP Store Director Rebekah Santiago said, “Feeding kids is something dear to my heart. I knew we could make a big impact and help out [kids] in our own backyard.”

Customers can purchase any shelf-stable breakfast item at Nature’s Food Patch and drop it in the donation box at checkout. The store has partnered with Cascadian Farms for a “buy one, donate one” sale on all of their organic cereals (while supplies last).

About Feeding Tampa Bay:
Feeding Tampa Bay, part of the national Feeding America network, focuses on providing food to the more than 700,000 hungry in the 10-county area of West Central Florida. Their mission is to change lives one meal at a time by leading the community in the fight against hunger.  For More information contact: Jacyi Peters: Feeding Tampa Bay jpeters@feedingtampabay.org

About Nature’s Food Patch:
Nature‘s Food Patch Market & Café (est. 1987) is a 23,300 SF organic independent natural foods community grocery store & café. The store has been enthusiastically embraced by the health-minded community and is known for its commitment to organic foods, quality natural products, community involvement and health education. Their vision is to serve and inspire their community in order to build a healthier world. For More information contact:
Angela Moneck: Nature’s Food Patch – creating@naturesfoodpatch.com.

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