AfriThrive pairs food with critical services that empower underserved Black immigrant and refugee families. Through its two-acre community farm and partnerships with DC Central Kitchen, the County, local grocers, and farmers markets, AfriThrive sources locally grown, culturally appropriate fresh fruits and vegetables for weekly distribution to thousands of community members. The youth engagement and life skills program offers study skills training, dropout prevention, and leadership development to youth who would otherwise be connected neither to school nor work. And because it takes a village, AfriThrive recruits employers, community organizations, local businesses, and training institutes to connect youth with employment opportunities. A new program trains unemployed and underemployed immigrant and refugee adults to become the next generation of hospitality/food industry leaders in African cuisine while providing an opportunity to learn and celebrate the stories and cultures of African people.
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- $3 million or higher
- The current budget for AfriThrive is: $1 million to $3 million
- $500k to $1 million
- Less than $500k
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