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Smart $hop

History
The Smart$hop Program was developed in 1998 after the Baby Find Volunteer Resource Mothers noticed that many of the pregnant adolescents in the program were not eating healthy nutritious meals.

After questioning the clients it was discovered that many of the residents in the 89115, 89030, and 89106 zip codes did not have a major Supermarket in which to shop.  Many of the clients were shopping at convenience food stores or "mom-n-pop" markets located throughout the neighborhoods.

After talking this over with the Director of Nursing for the Clark County Health District, a decision was made to help these adolescents and high-risk moms-to-be purchase the most nutritious food items that were available at these types of stores.  It was noticed that not only were the pregnant clients affected by not having enough nutritious food choices, but families with small children were facing the same issues; making multiple trips to the market, spending up to twice the amount that would normally be

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Courtney Children's
Foundation
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Courtney Children's Foundation
818 West Brooks Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89030
Phone: (702) 315-5159
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info@ccflv.org
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