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Tray Talk: Communities for Healthy School Meals

November 30, 2011

Tray Talk, a website hosted by the School Nutrition Association (SNA), spotlights school meal successes and provides parents with information about healthy school meals. Tray Talk features “School Nutrition Success Stories” from across the country, putting the spotlight on two different school nutrition programs each month. In addition, the “Latest News on the Tray” will […]

The Name’s the Thing!

November 15, 2011

Dix Hills, New York high school student Matthew Klinger is putting research into action in his local community. As a member of the Nutrition Committee at Half Hollow High School East, Matthew was well aware of the importance of developing good eating habits, especially at a young age. After reading their research on making fruits […]

Yum-o! and Feeding America Team Up to Give A Meal to Hungry Families

November 14, 2011

(Chicago, IL) — Instead of another tie or bathrobe, give your friends and loved ones a chance to help Feeding America feed people facing hunger this holiday season and throughout the year.  

Give A Meal, gives holiday shoppers a chance to support a great cause by helping provide food to the nearly 49 million Americans who struggle with hunger. Every $1 donated to the Give a Meal campaign helps provide eight meals to people in need…


October 31, 2011

Midland, North Carolina-based Kicking4Hunger fights hunger, empowers individuals and builds communities by providing a fun and educational soccer experience – free of charge – while simultaneously raising food to feed the hungry in the community. Founded in the summer of 2006 as a summer project, the plan was simple: Instead of an admission fee to […]

Chicago Public Schools Celebrate National School Lunch Week with Rachael Ray’s Yum-o! Windy City Chicken

October 16, 2011

(Chicago, IL) — On October 12, 2011, Chicago Public School students will enjoy a special meal: Rachael Ray’s Yum-o! Windy City Chicken. In celebration of National School Lunch Week, October 10-14, Rachael Ray and her Yum-o! organization, Chicago Public Schools (CPS), Chartwells-Thompson and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), have teamed up to develop this great tasting meal for Chicago students.

Les Petit Chefs Academy

October 15, 2011

Les Petit Chefs teaches nutrition and life lessons to kids ages 3-16 through hands-on cooking for a healthy lifestyle. Based in San Mateo, California, this cooking school for kids provides a safe, fun and educational environment where young chefs learn to read recipes, cook and bake, work safely in the kitchen and explore creative food […]

City Slicker Farms

September 30, 2011

City Slicker Farms, located in Oakland, California, was founded in 2001 by a group of West Oakland neighbors. The organization empowers community members to work together to produce healthy food by creating organic, sustainable, high-yield urban farms and backyard gardens. Photo: Children at City Slicker Farms helped plant Seeds of Change organic seeds to provide […]

Yum-o! Teams with Alliance for a Healthier Generation to Provide Healthy and Delicious Recipes for School Cafeterias Across the Country

September 16, 2011

(New York, NY) — Yum-o! and Rachael have teamed up with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation to provide nutritious and delicious recipes that are appropriate for school settings. The recipes will be available for free to every school across the country, reaching more than 30 million students. The Alliance for a Healthier Generation is a nonprofit organization founded by the American Heart Association and the William J. Clinton Foundation working to combat childhood obesity.

The Matthew Project

September 15, 2011

Serving families in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, The Matthew Project seeks to address the problem of food insecurity and food insecurity with hunger by providing one hot meal every evening to those who find themselves in need. It is the simplicity of The Matthew Project that makes it is such a success. Volunteers make a meal that […]

CATCH Healthy Habits

August 31, 2011

CATCH Healthy Habits is a unique intergenerational physical activity and nutrition program that benefits two generations: kids and adults age 50-plus. The program combats obesity by engaging adults as mentors to teach healthy lifelong habits to kids in grades K-5. Created by research teams from the University of California at San Diego, University of Minnesota, […]