La Bodega del Barrio Food Bank, part of the Puerto Rican Cultural Center’s Vida/SIDA program, is a food pantry serving primarily people living with HIV and families in need of food assistance. La Bogeda offers the community health education, nutrition education and fiscal activity in addition to providing the community with emergency food assistance.
With the collaboration of Amita Sanits Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, La Bodega has been able to provide the community with health talks on topics of asthma, diabetes, nutrition, hypertension and metabolic syndrome and cancer education. In addition, to health education and with the collaboration of Dominican University, La Bodega also offers nutrition classes and cooking demonstration, and with the direct partnership with Muévete, La Bodega now offers physical activity.
All health classes are held in person every other week, with the option to attend classes virtually live online, for the link information please call. The physical activities takes place daily at three different locations, contact us to obtain the schedule of classes. All services are free to the community, and everyone is welcome to attend and participate (you must be18 years and older to join the physical activity program). For more information, please call 773-342-0855, or email email@example.com or visit us at 2628 W. Division St.