Understanding the Importance of Nutrition

 

Nutrition

Hunger and malnutrition contribute to medical complications, repeat hospitalizations, reduced adherence to prescribed treatment and higher mortality rates for the critically ill. Driven by the ethos that food is medicine, Avon’s nutrition partners in five major cities provide nutrition-counseling, education, grocery services and home-delivered meals to women fighting breast cancer and their dependents. Learn more about this work in our white paper.


    Avon’s Breast Health Outreach Program: Providing Support to Community-Based Breast Cancer Programs Across the Country - Since 2000, Avon’s Breast Health Outreach Program (BHOP) has supported more than 250 community-based, non-profit breast health programs across the U.S. These agencies have made a significant impact on the lives of hundreds of thousands of women in need of breast cancer screening services. We sat down with Kathryn Gates-Ferris, AVON BHOP Project Director and […]