Nourish Families Initiative


Every meal ordered provides a second meal to a family in need!

With a new menu every week you can treat your family to delicious meal while providing a free meal to a local family in need.  Did we mention that delivery is included!!!

When you order a Nourish Families Meal through our site you are buying a credit that can then be used at a later date.  The credit will allow you to buy directly from the Trellis site which is updated weekly with the new meals.  Use it for yourself or give it as a gift to someone who could use a night off cooking.

To pay for your the credit using The Local Gift Card please simply select “Pay with The Local Gift Card” at check out.


To order directly from the Nourish Families Initiative or to check out this weeks meal please head to their ordering page on Trellis here.



About the Nourish Families Initiative:

Nourish Families Initiative was created by Vicky Wallace, a local parent and Play Therapist, at the beginning of the Covid-19 crisis in March 2020. The program works by providing a free meal to a family-in-need for every meal that is purchased by a community member. In the beginning, Nourish Families initiative was a small social enterprise; generating business to closed restaurants, reducing food-prep and grocery shopping for community families and providing free meals to families who had been hit the hardest by Covid.

This model worked so well that it was too much for a single person to handle! In June of 2020, Childhood Connections took on this program with Vicky as a program consultant. We’ve now had 5 different meal partners (and counting!) to provide multiple weekly menu options and are providing meals to families-in-need on a weekly basis!

Additional information

Meal Options

$40 Dinner for 4, $50 Dinner for 4