Tag Archives: South Florida

Long Lines For Free School Meals, Thanks to The Economy

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

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Put Your (Membership) Money Where Your Advocacy Is

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

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Govenor Scott – Isn’t The Value Of A Homeless Child More Than $6.00?

The Florida Coalition for the Homeless is responding to Governor Rick Scott’s proposed devastating cuts to homeless programs for the State. The Department of Children & Families has also proposed to eliminate all homeless funding. The Coalition’s PSA, now available for viewing on YouTube here, … Continue reading

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Help Your Local Food Bank: Support Twitter For Food This Halloween!

Fill Bags of Candy, Collect Bags of Food! Our good friend and inspiring hunger fighter Tim Blair of Twitter For Food is promoting a great idea to fight hunger this Halloween  – He’s asking local hunger advocates around the country … Continue reading

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Florida Insurers Stop Writing ‘Child-Only’ Health Policies

The Palm Beach Post reports that most of Florida’s major health insurers have stopped writing new “child-only” insurance policies – some pulling out of the market just days before the health-care overhaul requires insurers to provide full coverage to kids with … Continue reading

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Wendy’s Introduces “Natural” French Fries

Wendy’s Introduces “Natural” French Fries http://www.fastcompany.com/1685377/wendys-introduces-natural-french-fries?partner=rssShared via Pulse  Sent from my iPad

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“Twitter For Food” website Spotlights End Childhood Hunger’s Efforts!

A big thank you to Tim Blair for recently featuring End Childhood Hunger on his amazing web site, and for the incredible work he does to support those fighting hunger. His monthly “Twitter for Food” Campaign is simple and effective: … Continue reading

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Support the “Boys of Summer” Hunger Event August 25th!

Experience cooking demonstrations and sample the latest food trends prepared by local celebrity chefs and paired with refreshing summer wine selections. Check out Feeding South Florida’s web site for more info. Great chefs, great cause, great reasons to attend. Date: … Continue reading

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South Florida PR Update: Local Agencies Unite to Save “Broward Safety Net.”

“The Challenge is in the moment, the time is always now.” – James Baldwin Hispanic Unity and the Urban League of Broward  County Form Partnership to Stop Proposed Budget Cuts to Broward County’s Safety Net (Hollywood & Fort Lauderdale, FL … Continue reading

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