Tag Archives: School

Media Blitz Around “Hunger in Schools” Report

Last week , Share Our Strength released their  second annual report on hunger in the classroom– “Hunger in Our Schools: Share Our Strength’s Teacher Report.” (See our previous blog post, below, on 02/22/11). The report has received significant media coverage … Continue reading

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Just Released: “Hunger in Our Schools: Share Our Strength’s Teacher Report”

Just released this afternoon:  “Hunger in Our Schools: Share Our Strength’s Teachers Report.” Because teachers are on the frontlines of this battle, Share Our Strength wanted to hear directly from them about the hunger they witness in the classroom. One … Continue reading

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Feeding America Adds “Hunger Relief Moderator”

In an attempt to take hunger advocacy to a whole new level, Feeding America is introducing a “Hunger Relief Advocacy Moderator” to provide national support to those on the front lines in the fight against hunger. As the Feeding America … Continue reading

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“Lights on Afterschool” Raises Awareness

More than 1 million Americans  celebrated the 11th annual Lights On Afterschool on October 21, 2010. A project of the Afterschool Alliance, the event is designed to call attention to the afterschool programs that keep kids safe, inspire them to learn … Continue reading

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41.8 Million Americans Received SNAP/Food Stamps In July 2010

The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) reports that in July 2010, SNAP/Food Stamps participation set a new record: 41,836,330 persons, an increase of 560,873 individuals from July 2010, the prior record level, and an increase of more than 6.2 … Continue reading

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Representatives from 18 Countries Call for Global Support of School Feeding Programs

Representatives from 18 Countries Call for Global Support of School Feeding Programs http://www.gcnf.org/news/representatives-from-18-countries-call-for-global-support-of-school-feeding-programs/Shared via Pulse  Sent from my iPad

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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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