heartsmiles 2Across the United States 6.8 million children under the age of 17 suffer from food insecurity and in Baltimore City around 25% of young people are food insecure.

This year’s Henrietta Lacks Memorial Award recipient the 100th year of Henrietta Lacks legacy and the 10thyear we have awarded a community-university partnership with our $15,000 Henrietta Lacks Memorial Award and we couldn’t think of a better program to highlight than the Granny Project, a youth-led response to adolescent food insecurity that was created under a partnership between HeartSmiles and the Johns Hopkins Center for Adolescent Health....Read more