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2014 Review - Work with Schools

“What is it you do, exactly?” is a question I receive a lot. No matter how many times I’ve been in trainings that have us practice our “elevator speech” or “spitch,” it can be a difficult question to answer depending who is asking. 859 more words

Childhood Obesity

A gift of school meals needed in DRC

This fall, the U.S. ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), James C. Swan, redeclared a disaster in the African nation. Fighting continues to displace civilians and hunger is an extreme emergency. 6 more words

Global Hunger

New Process for Pre-Ordering of School Meals

From January 2015, children in primary 1 to 3 across Scotland will have the option of taking a free school meal every day. In order to help us manage this process we are implementing a pre-order system for lunches throughout the whole school to ensure that all pupils receive their first choice of main meal when they come for lunch. 91 more words

Parents

What physical, cultural, social and psychological factors affect an individual’s food choices?

An individual’s food choice can be prevailed by more than one aspect of life in the 21st century. Physical factors such as cost, availability and preference can have a huge influence on what and when we eat. 621 more words

Children Body Images

GOP pushes waiver from healthier school lunches

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are making a final push this month to give schools a temporary break from healthier school meal standards.

The school meal rules, phased in since 2012 and championed by first lady Michelle Obama, require more fruits, vegetables and whole grains in the lunch line. 718 more words

National / World

GOP pushes waiver from healthier school lunches

WASHINGTON (AP) – House Republicans are making a final push this month to give schools a temporary break from healthier school meal standards.

The school meal rules, phased in since 2012 and championed by first lady Michelle Obama, require more fruits, vegetables and whole grains in the lunch line. 735 more words

National

My helping hand to feed a child

Just last week my daughter had a project to be done in her school and the topic was of NGO. They were told to pick up any one NGO and make a chart of the same. 350 more words