Monthly Archives: September 2010

All Children Deserve Access To Nutritious Food!

via Florida Impact on Twitter: All Children deserve access to nutritious food! Pass H.R. 5504. NO cuts to SNAP. Sign the Florida Paper Plate Campaign.

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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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USA Today Publishes Hunger in America Supplement

FRAC (Food Resource And Action Center) President Jim Weill, who wrote the foreword to USA Today’s Hunger in America supplement, shared in it a laundry list of troubling facts. Here’s just two – In 2008, 49 million people lived in households facing food-insecurity (according to USDA), and … Continue reading

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Americans Are Still Not Eating their Vegetables :(

via Gawker & the New York Times: Americans hate vegetables. Every possible trick, tactic and marketing ploy has failed. We will forever be a nation of spongey vegetablephobes. So say the New York Times in a long investigation of why … Continue reading

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Great American Dine Out In Full Swing

Share Our Strength’s “Great American Dine Out,” a week-long effort to raise $’s and awareness, is going full tilt this week. All the information you need, including a participating local restaurant map search, is available here. For all our Twitter … Continue reading

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Great Florida Info Via Kids Have Rights

Picked up some great info in two recent posts on the Kids Have Rights site. Jump straight to the site here, or read their posts, below: Poverty Hinders Education (Duh?) Restating the obvious? Whatever, let’s take nothing away from the Fort Meyers News-Press, who … Continue reading

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We’ll be Off the Grid Today Doing a Day of Service

We’ll be off the grid today doing a day of service in honor of those who have suffered as a result of the events of 9/11/01. ‘ Join the movement:

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End Child Hunger, One Meal At A Time …

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It’s The Right Thing To Do… 9/11 Day Of Service

How will you choose to remember, and honor, the sacrifices of the day? Make a difference on 9/11 this year by exploring charitable causes that need your help. Sign up/volunteer, adopt a cause, post a good deed. Go the the … Continue reading

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#Twitterforfood – Skip a Meal, Donate, Take the Pledge

  Twitter for Food is back with it’s monthly call to skip a meal today, and donate the money that you save to end childhood hunger. You can donate to our organization, End Childhood Hunger,  directly via our web site, … Continue reading

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