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Leveraging Technology to Deliver Tailored SNAP-Ed Messages

Oct 31, 2018

UCONN School and Family SNAP-Ed collaborated with the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford for this project. This project supports healthy behaviors in high-need children receiving healthcare in the urban Pediatric Emergency Department (PED). When they visit, PED, children and families enjoy a fun online survey about dietary behaviors. Based on their responses, the family receives unique diet and physical activity messages.

Ready, Set, Read! UConn Husky Sport

Jul 21, 2018

Ready, Set, Read! is a Husky Sport literacy skill-building program. It is a school-time program and students and their teachers participate. Lessons focus on physical skills, life skills, and nutrition-related skills.

Farmers Market Nutrition Education

Jul 05, 2018

Through the Husky Nutrition Programs’ Farmers Market Education initiative, Registered Dietitians and UConn students promote the value of fresh produce. This is done by providing farmers market information and free nutrition education to Connecticut residents.

SNAP4CT Online Platform

Jul 03, 2018

SNAP4CT is an online platform that is run by UConn Health's Husky Nutrition Program and provides helpful content to SNAP-eligible participants.

Telephonic Health Coaching Initiative

Jun 18, 2018

Through the SNAP-Ed Telephone Health Coaching Initiative, Connecticut residents are making healthier choices and significant changes to their lifestyles. Health coaches at the University of Saint Joseph provide the support needed to educate and motivate SNAP-Ed clients to meet their health and wellness goals.

Vegetable Tasting Activities

Apr 27, 2018

The Hispanic Health Council SNAP-Ed Program in Connecticut has been implementing vegetable tasting activities at a Mobile Market and at a Farmers Market serving low-income neighborhoods.