March 12, 2019

TRFHSC Nutritious Food Connections Community Gardens

by: Gemma Brennan One of the goals of the Nutritious Food Connections Committee of the Toms River Family Healthy and Support Coalition is to develop community gardens. As a result of recent studies, the impact of a community garden is three-fold: Vegetable intake for a healthier diet Food security Family […]
May 1, 2018

Healthy Kids Day teaches kids AND parents what it means to be healthy!

by: Heather Barberi On Saturday, April 21st I had the opportunity to take part in Healthy Kids Day at the Ocean County YMCA along with tons of incredible partners from the community. I was participating as a member of the Toms River Family Health & Support Coalition (TRFHSC) – a […]
April 3, 2018

Encouraging a More Fulfilling Lifestyle and Building a Healthier Toms River by Addressing Social Isolation Among Seniors

Ocean County has one of the highest senior populations in NJ and Toms River is in the heart of it. There are close to 100 adult living communities in Ocean County with 19 located in Toms River. According to Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey (CVCJ), nearly 40,000 Ocean County seniors […]
December 27, 2017

Hunger Doesn’t Take a Holiday

by: Carlos M. Rodriguez Executive Director and Wendi Silver MS, RD Network Engagement Team Manager, Fulfill Fulfill (formerly the FoodBank of Monmouth & Ocean Counties) is a member of the Toms River Family Health and Support Coalition, and a leader of our Nutritious Food Connections subcommittee. Fulfill recognizes there are many […]