Monthly Archives: August 2010

Out of School, Out of Trouble?

Sustained participation in out-of-school time (OST) activities, research suggests, can improve a young person’s academic achievement and success in life. Many municipal leaders also recognize that promoting participation in high-quality OST programs can advance other city priorities — including decreasing … Continue reading

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“Twitter For Food” Produces Another Amazing Show of Support

Thanks to everyone who supported @TimBlair and his monthly “TwitterForFood” campaign. Thousands skipped a meal and donated the savings to fund their local food bank yesterday! The web site reports that they added some new food banks – check them … Continue reading

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Food For All – Local Self-Help Solutions to End Hunger

Food For All is a 501(c)(3) non-profit marketing organization that raises money for domestic and international charities through retail point-of-purchase (P.O.P.) programs. These P.O.P. programs appear in over 6,000 grocery retail locations nationwide at various times throughout the year. Customers … Continue reading

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Twitter Our Way to Ending Hunger?

Activist and amazing hunger fighter Tim Blair is convinced that his “Twitter for Food” project can do just that. The goal of twitterforfood.com is to get people on Twitter (there are over 100 million now worldwide) to stop once a … Continue reading

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Help Pass Child Nutrition Reauthorization!

Inspiring and insightful conference call this week with Bill Shore, founder of Share Our Strength, who spoke and took questions from around one hundred other hunger advocates. Updates on the organization’s national “No Kid Hungry” campaign, and a overview of … Continue reading

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Join the Fight to End Childhood Hunger

Nearly seventeen million children in America go to bed each night facing hunger and food insecurity, not knowing if the new day will bring hope or hopelessness. We can fix this. This country has the food; we have the existing … Continue reading

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