St. Christopher’s Foundation for Children and Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Philadelphia Region harness the power of kindness in Multi-Partner Collaboration providing Fresh Food and Supplies to Underserved, Immigrant and Refugee Families

Contact: Laura Cavender, laura@bluespringconsulting.com, (202) 415-9881 June 1, 2020, Philadelphia — Hundreds of immigrant children and families living in the Philadelphia region are facing a hunger crisis that is exacerbated even further by the COVID-19 pandemic. A multi-organization partnership, loosely formed in April to address the crisis brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, is serving immigrant, refugee, and other underserved communities in Philadelphia by providing weekly boxes of fresh...Read more...

Suit Up for Summer

  THANK YOU! With your help, we were able to make Suit Up for Summer a great success. We raised over $11,000 and helped Parks and Rec to collect 400 bathing suits, 260 pairs of flip flops, 175 pairs of goggles, 140 towels, and 30 packs of swim diapers. These donations made it possible for all children to fill their summer with fun, healthy activities, and make happy memories that will last a lifetime. Stay tuned to see how you can help Philadelphia’s children enjoy summer again next...Read more...

Vegetarian Spring Tacos with White Beans, Red Potatoes, and Garlic Yogurt Sauce

INGREDIENTS TACOS 2 cups diced red potatoes (about 2 medium sized potatoes) 1 (15 ounce) can white beans, drained 1/4 cup California Olive Ranch, Rich and Robust Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided 1/4 teaspoon black pepper1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon 1 teaspoon white wine vinegarradishes, thinly slicedhemp seeds bibb lettuce tortillas GARLIC YOGURT SAUCE 3/4 cup plain greek yogurt 2 tablespoons water 1 clove garlic, grated 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon...Read more...

Taco Tuesday!

Healthy Turkey Tacos Ingredients1 Tbsp. avocado oil (or whatever type you prefer)1 medium onion (diced)1 red pepper (seeded and diced)1 poblano pepper (seeded and diced)1 Tbsp. minced garlic2 lb. ground turkey1 Tbsp. chili powder2 1/2 tsp. ground cumin2 tsp. paprika1 tsp. oregano2 – 2 1/2 tsp. salt½ tsp. pepper2 medium tomatoes, chopped (about 2 cups)Serve with tortillas and toppings like salsa, guacamole, sour cream, chopped lettuce, diced tomato, shredded cheddar cheese, cilantro,...Read more...

Soft Tacos With Sautéed Winter Squash and Chipotles

    Ingredients: 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 pounds winter squash, such as butternut or banana squash, peeled and cut in 1/2 inch dice Salt to taste 2 to 4 chipotle chiles in adobo (to taste), removed from the adobo and minced 1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt 1/4 pound Mexican queso ranchero or feta 8 corn tortillas 1. Cook the squash. Heat half of the olive oil in a large, heavy cast iron or nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add half the squash in a single layer. Turn...Read more...