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Nourishing Potential is a program that helps kids access healthy food, cooking skills and nutrition education by making grants to youth-serving organizations across the city.

You can help us nourish the potential of Winnipeg kids!
document icon Nourishing Potential Overview (PDF) - Updated January 2014
Click on any heading to learn more.
Check out the organizations that recently received a Nourishing Potential grant.
Learn more about the Nourishing Program through stories featured in the Foundation's magazine and annual report.
The lastest updates on Nourishing Potential and research about nutrition in Manitoba.
Recipe for Success
Simple and nutritious recipes that can easily be prepared by children and youth or with a little help from an adult.

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Help the Nourishing Potential Orchard Grow
Help us reach the goal of creating a $5 million fund that will generate more than $200,000 per year to support child and youth nutrition programs in Winnipeg.
Thank you to our donors. You are making a difference!
Last updated: December 1, 2013
How big is the orchard?
Nourishing Potential Orchard
How much has the
orchard produced?

Nourishing Potential Produce
Each apple = $10,000Every apple = $10,000 Each tree = $100,000,000Every full apple tree = $100,000 Each tree = $100,000,000Every full wheelbarrow = $100,000
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