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  • The UW-Extension, in Waukesha County,  has provided support to the Waukesha County Nutrition Coalition (WCNC) since 1994.  The coalition works to increase food security and eliminate hunger by providing education, increasing hunger awareness, engaging in projects, and building partner networks.  For more information visit www.wcncwaukesha.org 
    Member Spotlight from one of the Nutrition Coalition Members: Hispanic Resource Center
    Rachel Zuniga, Patient Care Advocate, Hispanic Resource Center
    Background of the Hispanic Resource Center (HRC):
    The HRC is a community organization, working through Pro Health Care, that offers a variety of health services primarily for people with a Spanish language barrier. Health services include, but are not limited to; social workers, RN’s, health promoters, and nutrition and education classes.
    Name, title, company:
    Rachel Zuniga, Patient Care Advocate, Hispanic Resource Center
    How long has the organization been with coalition?
    R: Approximately 10 to 11 years
    How does your organization fit in with coalition’s mission: to help reduce hunger and food insecurities in Waukesha Co.?
    R: By attending meetings we are better able to refer clients to proper resources located within the city
    What is the greatest achievement you have had/ seen within the coalition?
    R: The growth of the coalition and the amount of active members
    What is the greatest benefit of being a coalition member?
    R: The presentation information, networking opportunities, and knowledge of available resources

    Hispanic Resource Center
     210 NW Barstow St, Waukesha, WI 53188
     (262) 928-4402
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