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The FUND component of Yum-o!’s mission helps kids reach their food-related career goals by funding culinary school scholarships. Patrick Ruffolo, Drew Nochta, Kaitlin Hale and Haley Allison join an additional ten students at Frankford High School in Philadelphia, PA, who received their awards earlier this year, in receiving this year’s Yum-o! Scholarships.
As profiled in the September 2010 issue of Every Day with Rachael Ray, over the past year, Rachael and the Yum-o! team met with Congressional representatives in Washington, DC, wrote letters, made phone calls and held press events to raise awareness about the Child Nutrition Act. On Monday, December 13, 2010, President Barack Obama signed S. 3307, the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, into law.
In 2009, in conjunction with Whole Foods, the Wissahickon School District in Ambler, PA created the Wissahickon Gardens Program and planted gardens at every school in the district. At Wissahickon High School, the Horticulture Club planted the garden and families work in the garden and share in some of the harvest, which has has proven […]
¡Salud, familia!, Arte Público Press’ publishing program, encompasses health and nutrition education through lively and engaging bilingual children’s books featuring young protagonists making choices about exercise, food and nutrition and other wellness topics. The first book of the ¡Salud, familia! series is entitled I Kick the Ball and tells a story about a boy who […]
The Academy for Global Citizenship (AGC) is a public charter school located on Chicago’s southwest side whose mission is to empower all students to positively impact the community and world beyond. Founded in 2008 with kindergarten and first grade classes, the school will add one grade per year until it becomes a K-8 school, in […]
Since opening in April 2009, The Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito in north coastal San Diego’s Center for a Healthy Lifestyle has become a community hub for learning about food, fitness and nutrition. The Center features a quarter-acre organic garden for children educates families about growing their own vegetables, fruits, herbs and flowers, […]
In an open letter featured in the September issue of her magazine, Every Day with Rachael Ray, Rach underscored how we all have a responsibility for the health of America’s kids, both at school and at home…
Speaking out on behalf of children across America, Rachael’s recent Op-Ed submission makes the case for funding child nutrition programs and has inspired readers nationwide to take action for child nutrition…
Rachael is taking a stand for child nutrition. Learn how you can join her in ensuring access to nutritious food for your kids and for all children across the country!
The Sharing the Harvest YMCA Community Farm in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts is is a collaborative effort between the YMCA Southcoast and the Hunger Commission of Southeastern Massachusetts (a program of the United Way of Greater New Bedford). Beginning with a one acre parcel in 2006 that yielded nearly 6,000 pounds of produce, the farm now […]