ECU guidebook outlines safety and nutrition for group meal preparation

East Carolina University family medicine professor Dr. Kathryn Kolasa, along with ECU graduate students Rachel Ward and Jill Jennings, developed a 37-page guidebook on food safety and nutrition for group meal preparation.

The Helping Hands guidebook created at ECU provides guidelines for volunteer meal providers. (Contributed image)

The Helping Hands resource was developed in response to requests from local agencies, as a guide for volunteers who help provide meals for soup kitchens, homeless shelters, cancer lodges and other facilities. Individuals who cook for large gatherings such as church suppers or funeral meals may also benefit.

Volunteers will find information on the components of healthy meals, time- and cost-saving tips, and food safety practices.  Additionally, the guidebook offers volunteers sample menus and dozens of recipes.

Download the guide at http://thescholarship.ecu.edu/handle/10342/3685.

Related documents are available at http://www.ecu.edu/cs-dhs/fammed/resources/fpc.cfm#nutrition under the headings for “Donating Safe and Healthy Foods.”

For any additional questions regarding Helping Hands, contact Jennings at jenningsj06@students.ecu.edu or Kolasa at kolasaka@ecu.edu.

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