History

methodology

 Imagine if we get as many doctors as we can to participate.  We will tackling a major void in our communities.

We are excited to work alongside Burke Pediatrics on this innovative and important project!


Amy Joyner RN,
Office for Children Public Health Nurse III,

Everludis Lopez RND,
Office for Children Nutrition Specialist,

Natalie Thornock,
Health Coordinator for The Greater Mount Vernon Community Head Start

Jennifer Ferraro, MSN, RN, PHCNS-BC,
Maternal Child Health (MCH) Coordinator with the Fairfax County Health Department, is a Head Start community partner


results

Providing Prescriptions for to help families  in the critical time of summer assure comfort and peace of mind to those in need.


It’s amazing what we can do when we come together.
Check out this video of Dr. Garner on WUSA9

meet dr fred garner

  • 2016 - Fredric Garner founded
  • 8/2017 42 Families Feed through RX for Food Program
  • 8/2017 77 Boxes served
  • 2018 - ??????????
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Over the years, I've always wondered, are our children eating properly during the summer when school let out.  Especially those families who's children are on reduced lunch or free lunch.  Well, I want my patients to know that we care and there are resources out here.  Rxforfood.com can be our patients one stop shop to these resources.

Daniela Sensini RND,
Nutrition Manager for The Greater Mount Vernon Community Head Start are members of The Fairfax County Office for Children Head Start Health and Nutrition team

Annie Turner,
"Food for Others"

Fairfax County Public Schools, Food Services
The Fairfax County Office for Children Head Start Health and Nutrition Program offers monitoring, consultation, training, and oversight of Health and Nutrition Services for Head Start and Early Head Start children and their families in Fairfax County. The goal of the MCH program is to reduce infant mortality and morbidity and to promote the health of women, infants and children in our community. Participating on community health related projects, creating and maintaining collaborations with community agencies and Health Providers allows the team to better serve Head Start and Early Head Start children and the community at large.

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mission

We understand that pediatricians play a critical role in protecting children from food insecurity. Screening for food insecurity  and responding to families at-risk are critical components of good health care.