Monthly Archives: January 2011

America Losing The War On Poverty

via Gawker“ It’s not always just about Kids. 43% of Hispanic women who live alone, and 34% of black women who live alone, live in poverty. One in six older Americans lives below the federal poverty line, according to a … Continue reading

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How Many Low-Income Florida Kids Getting School Breakfast?

It’s a busy day on the child nutrition front. The Food Research and Action Center has released its annual School Breakfast Scorecard and Urban School Breakfast Report. How many low-income kids in Florida are getting school breakfast? Not enough. You … Continue reading

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WalMart, FRAC & Others Launch Breakfast In The Classroom Inititative

Walmart has announced a $3 million program, in partnership with the Food Research and Action Center, NAESP Foundation and the School Nutrition Foundation to support and pomote the “Breakfast in the Classroom” inititative. Fact: There are more than 25 million … Continue reading

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Revised Census Formula Shows More Living In Poverty

The number of poor people in the United States in 2009 was millions higher than previously known, with 1 in 6 Americans — many of them 65 and older — struggling in poverty due to rising medical care and other … Continue reading

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Kraft “Fight Hunger Bowl” Raising Money And Awareness

The Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl, to be played January 9th between Nevada & Boston College, is the only college football bowl game raising money and awareness regarding the hunger problem in the United States. The bowl game will celebrate the … Continue reading

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Gerber and Yum-o! Form Partnership To Fight Hunger

Gerber has teamed up with non-profit organization Yum-o! to fight hunger and raise awareness of nutrition. To support the alliance, Gerber will donate one dollar for every “Like” added on its Facebook page by January 15, 2011. Yum-o! encourages families … Continue reading

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