End Childhood Hunger/End Child Hunger advocates for greater access to existing federal programs such as school breakfast, school lunch, after-school snacks, after-school dinners, summer meals, and more nutrition education. We utilize social media to support public and private like-minded organizations, educate, promote awareness, fight for change and for an end to childhood hunger.
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- Cannot wait to see my dear friend @ederdn at Share our Strength's conference of leaders. When do u arrive. Ed? #NoKidHungry 2 weeks ago
- @ederdn Ed, are you @ COL in DC this wekend? 2 weeks ago
- RT @InSouthFlorida: Buying our food from local farmers is good for our economy, our families and our environment! Buy and eat fresh #SouthF… 3 weeks ago
- RT @feedingamerica: We hit 400K Facebook followers! That's a lot of hunger fighters! Can you join us? ow.ly/k3BcC 2 months ago
- RT @USDA_AMS: Change You Can Taste: School #Lunch Program Gets a Makeover ow.ly/jU0Zh @PWCSNews @USDANutrition 2 months ago
- RT @PlaceAtTheTable: Listen to @tomcolicchio, @lsilverbush & @CatalystFilms talk the politics of #hunger and #BigAg on @WNYC http:// ... 2 months ago
- RT @STLFoodbank: Text HUNGER + Zip Code to 3456 and @GeneralMills will donate 12 MEALS to @FeedingAmerica foodbanks ow.ly/jk0N3 2 months ago
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Another clear example of the benefits of promoting school breakfast: This report is courtesy of the Manteca Bulletin, in California. The full article can be found here. When Shasta Elementary School in California began serving breakfast in the classroom, first … Continue reading
Disturbing in so many ways. Childhood hunger worldwide on “World Food Day” infographic – thanks to save1.com .
Great information from our friends at FRAC, the Food Research and Action Center: USDA researchers, using Current Population Survey data to examine SNAP’s effect on poverty from 2000 to 2009, found that the prevalence of poverty declined an average of … Continue reading
Citing recent findings by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, the Philanthropy News Digest reports that nearly eight million children in America live in areas of high poverty — about 1.6 million more since 2000. Based in part on data from the U.S. Census … Continue reading
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Too often it is after the fact that teachers discover their students are worrying less about math and and reading and more about where the next meal comes from. The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, signed into … Continue reading
The number of students receiving free or reduced-price school lunches rose to 21 million last school year, up from 18 million in 2006-07. That number represents a 17 percent increase, according to an analysis by The New York Times of … Continue reading
Major props to the Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger for tweeting about it, and the amazing folks at Good for producing this “Empty Pantry” infographic that lays out in chilling detail the scary truth about the concept of “food insecurity.” … Continue reading
This just in, and finally there’s a bit of good news on the child nutrition front: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 23, 2011 Tallahassee, FL – Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam issued the following statement today in response to Governor Rick Scott … Continue reading
Funding for early-childhood education declined between 2009 and 2010, even as the Obama administration urged states to increase pre-kindergarten programs for 3- and 4-year-olds, according to a study released earlier this week by the National Institute for Early Education Research. … Continue reading
We’ve written about them a lot, but this is important: The major objective of the citizen-led, non-partisan Children’s Movement of Florida is to inform political, business and civic leaders, and the parents and people of this state, that the well-being … Continue reading