Other Articles from Yum-o!

Added Value

November 28, 2008

Added Value is a nonprofit organization that promotes the sustainable development of Red Hook, Brooklyn by nurturing a new generation of young leaders. This organization creates opportunities for the youth of South Brooklyn to expand their knowledge base, develop new skills and positively engage with their community through the operation of a socially responsible urban […]

Nourish Interactive

November 14, 2008

Are you looking for an entertaining and interactive way to teach your elementary schooler about food, nutrition and exercise? Nourish Interactive is a free resource for fun nutrition games for kids and interactive activities and nutrition tools for parents and children. Created by nutrition and health care professionals, this nutrition education website gives children the […]

Special Thanks to Red Swan

November 11, 2008

Yum-o! would like to thank Red Swan for their recent generous donation. When Red Swan became aware of the core elements of Yum-o!’s mission – COOK, FEED and FUND – it was clear to the company that they had found a match for their philanthropic giving…

PS 302: The Emerson School of Hospitality

November 1, 2008

Located in Buffalo, NY, PS 302: the Emerson School of Hospitality is a unique public high school learning environment that blends academics, culinary arts and food industry career training. In existence for over 50 years, it began as the brainchild of the late Peter Gust Economou, a world renowned hotelier and former President of the […]

America’s Grow-a-Row

October 15, 2008

New Jersey-based America’s Grow-a-Row’s mission is to help those in need through a volunteer effort of planting, picking and delivering fresh produce via a unique model that: heightens awareness of socio-economic issues, highlights the importance of local farms and inspires volunteers across many generations and skill sets. Inspired by the efforts of a single volunteer […]

Common Threads

October 7, 2008

Common Threads helps bridge cultural boundaries and strengthens our global family by teaching children about their similarities and differences in the warm comfort of the kitchen: their mission is to educate children on the importance of nutrition and physical well-being and to foster an appreciation of cultural diversity through cooking. Through the simple process of […]

The Food Trust

September 30, 2008

Started as a produce market in Philadelphia’s Reading Terminal, The Food Trust has expanded its mission to increase access to affordable and nutritious foods, improve the health of children and adults through better nutrition and to support local farms and sustain the environment. The Food Trust accomplishes these goals by working on initiatives to improve […]

SmallStep

September 15, 2008

A program of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the SmallStep Adult & Teen website, along with the SmallStep Kids website, is a terrific resource for learning how even small changes can add up to big results when it comes to getting active and eating healthy. The sites are filled with tips to […]

Survey Says…Salad Bar! <br>at Neshaminy Middle School

August 31, 2008

Our friends at the Alliance for a Healthier Generation have shared this Success Story from one of the schools participating in their Healthy Schools program: For the past four years, Neshaminy Middle School in Langhorne, PA has been working on both the state and national level to encourage students and staff to eat healthier and […]

Go Healthy Month Reaches Nearly 100,000 Kids

August 27, 2008

In September, Yum-o!’s partner, the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, celebrated their second annual Go Healthy Month! With its efforts focused on preventing childhood obesity and creating healthier lifestyles for all children, the Alliance has designated the month of September as Go Healthy Month as an opportunity to engage, educate and activate kids across the nation to motivate themselves, their peers, family members, school communities and others to increase their healthy eating and physical activity.