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Hunger and their health: New study shows how food insecurity affects children of all ages

When I was a reporter at the Amarillo Globe-News, I had a few opportunities to interview Dyron Howell, the founder of Snack Pak 4 Kids. The program provides weekend bags of food to school children throughout the Texas Panhandle who may otherwise go without eating during the days they’re away from school. 116 more words

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Crescent City Farmers Market programs give free food to mothers 

My home market organization continues to pilot new ways to include at-risk populations into their community. The staff shared with me that they studied the Sustainable Food Center’s work in Austin TX with CVB to design their pilot. 139 more words

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Food Insecurity in the United States

Indiana’s food insecurity rates from 2013 to 2015 were higher than the national average. The USDA rated 14.8 percent of Indiana households as having low or very low food security, in comparison to 13.7 percent nationally. 136 more words

The New Trend on College Campuses

My oldest son, a sophomore in high school, recently took the PSAT.  Consequently, we now have a flood of college materials pouring into our house.  Some days he gets more mail than everyone else in the house combined.   1,163 more words

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Sand, blistering winds, extreme heat...cement, high-rises, traffic....Deserts

Think of a desert, now think of a city… I can guarantee when you visualize both they look very different.  But in many regions of Pittsburgh, deserts exist. 205 more words

AP w/WE Journey is Taking Shape - WENourish: Serving Enumclaw & Black Diamond

The Journey Continues…

Inspiring. Encouraging. Exciting. Apprehension. Growth Mindset. Developing.
As we continue on our AP with WE Service project journey (WENourish: Serving Enumclaw & Black Diamond), these are all feelings & emotions that have consumed most days for me.   664 more words

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