Access to food crucial to Salmon Arm society’s work on Indigenous wellness – Vernon Morning Star

Mar. 3, 2023

‘Huge need’ for food security for families when traditional ways of sharing absent

At Rise Up Indigenous Wellness in Salmon Arm, food security is an ever-present focus.

The aim of the non-profit society, which has been in the region for about two-and-a-half-years, is to support Indigenous families, youth and children in the region who are off reserve or away from their home communities.

Executive director Launa Payne and program director Sherrelle Anderson explained they have made food security for families an integral part of the holistic programs they offer.

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