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Healthy food access to expand in Milwaukee suburbs with new grant

The West Allis-West Milwaukee Recreation and Community Services Department will be able to expand access to healthy foods through its programs thanks to a new $80,000 grant.

The grant, in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association, is part of a $2.5 million grant the association received from the Walmart Foundation, according to a news release from the West Allis-West Milwaukee School District. The grant allows park and recreation agencies nationwide to set up community nutrition hubs to improve the health of community members.

The department is working with Caitlyn White, who works with the city of West Allis

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