Einstein Healthcare Network
“Families Understanding Nutrition - (FUN)”

FUN is an initiative of A Better Start, the preventative health education component of Women and Children's Service Line of the Einstein Healthcare Network targeting SNAP Eligible families with children. Einstein has a strong preschool program, reaching children and caregivers at eligible preschools in Philadelphia, Montgomery and this year extending into Bucks County. FUN also have extensive program reaching seniors in all three counties, and food pantry participants in Philadelphia and Montgomery. FUN provide school age programming in Pottstown Elementary schools and through Eat.Right.Now., they provide nutrition programming in over 30 Philadelphia schools, and they also provide nutrition education at after school sites, summer sites, pantries. An interesting part of their program is delivering SNAP-Ed to caregivers at local grocery stores.

Kineret Shakow, Ed.D

Director, A Better Start

1325 Tabor Road

Philadelphia, PA 19141

Phone: 215-456-4926
Fax: 215-456-2348