Noonie’s Groceries

Welcome to Noonie’s Groceries

Combining nutrition education with financial assistance

We launch in the summer of 2017

About us

Noonie’s Groceries is a 501(c)(3), which has a goal to prevent diabetes in the St. Louis region. Our three-month referral program targets low-income adults at risk for Type 2 diabetes. Participants cannot exceed an annual income of $31,000 and must have an A1C level of 5.7-6.4. When qualified adults are referred to us, we provide them with financial assistance to purchase fresh organic fruits and vegetables.


Our mission

To prevent diabetes by improving the eating habits of low-income adults at risk for Type 2 diabetes.


Nutrition Education

We work with dietitians, diabetes educators and other health care providers to educate qualified pre-diabetics about lowering their blood sugar levels. We want our participants to understand the importance of eating healthy meals to help prevent diabetes and to realize that healthy meals can be affordable.


Financial Incentive

For three consecutive months, our participants receive fresh organic produce delivered to their home or workplace. Our three-month program is broken into three trimesters each year:

Program Trimesters Months Amount
January Feburary March
$70 monthly=$210 per participant
May June July
$70 monthly=$210 per participant
September October November
$70 monthly=$210 per participant

To enroll - please ask your primary care physician, diabetes educator or dietitian to contact us. Participants are only accepted by referral.

Board of Directors

Advisory Board

  • Gloria Taylor

    Community Women Against Hardship

  • Bobie Williams

    City of St. Louis Department of Health

  • Lydia Grimes

    Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Annual Reports

See how your support impacts our mission and improves the health of the St. Louis community.


Thank you for helping us prevent diabetes


No amount is too small to help prevent diabetes in St. Louis. Your generous gift will help us provide fresh fruits and vegetables to more low-income adults at risk for Type 2 diabetes.


Thank for your interest in Noonie’s Groceries. If you are a physician, dietitian or diabetes educator wanting to refer a patient, please contact us by using the email address provided by your employer.