Highlighting youth-led solutions today will help ensure no child is hungry again tomorrow
GAITHERSBURG, Md., February 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ – With one out of every six children in the United States living with hunger each day, young people are leading the fight to end child hunger to make sure their peers have access to healthy meals. To celebrate the role of young people in addressing this critical issue, Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation and Generation No Kid Hungry proclaim February 21 National Youth Day.
More than 75,000 Students Now Can Choose Fresh Veggies. Schools Embrace Salad Bars as Proven Strategy to Promote Healthy Eating for Students.
AUSTIN, Texas, February 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit focused on children’s nutrition and wellness, announced today that 150 new salad bars will be provided to schools in the U.S. this year. The $500,000 investment will ensure more than 75,000 students will have access to fresh healthy produce at school.
Sysco proudly serves as co-presenting sponsor of Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry – one of the country’s premier culinary events. Each year, this ultimate foodie event brings together top chefs, sommeliers and mixologists in 20 cities across the nation, all with one goal in mind: to raise funds and awareness to end childhood hunger in America.
Commitment to Scratch Cooking, New Kitchens & Dynamic Director Spearheading Efforts to Provide Healthier Food for Students
AUSTIN, Texas, February 5, 2019 /3BL Media/— Napa Valley Unified School District (NVUSD) has set the table for transitioning to scratch cooking with the opening of a new centralized kitchen expected to open early February. The kitchen is another step in the District’s drive to provide healthier school food – a commitment that was bolstered last summer by receiving a Get Schools Cooking grant valued at nearly $200,000.
Tech-savvy entrepreneurs may hold the key to reaching some of the 17 sustainable development goals. Here are three to watch
Meeting the sustainable development goals (SDGs) – a global call to action to eradicate poverty, protect the Earth and promote peace and prosperity – will not only require all hands on deck, but all tech on deck as well.
Helping nonprofits within the food system tap into pro bono
If your nonprofit works along the food value chain, you know that trying to address the complex problems of hunger and food insecurity is as tough as it gets. It can be hard to figure out solutions to your unique capacity needs—and breaking down nuanced challenges into manageable chunks of work can feel like just one more task you don’t have time for. Pro bono can help.
A rise in global hunger after nearly a decade of steady progress is driven largely by a rise in conflict.
By Mark Kennedy and Richard Leach
One of every nine people in the world is hungry. Globally, hunger trend lines are moving in the wrong direction for the third consecutive year, with new evidence indicating a rise in world hunger to an estimated 821 million people, up from approximately 804 million last year. This latest assessment confirms the ongoing threat to food security and development gains across much of the planet.
Aramark team volunteers at R.W. Brown Community Center to bring health and wellness education to preschoolers and community members
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Ten years after Aramark Building Community launched, Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) team members returned to one of the sites where it started, volunteering their time at R.W. Brown Community Center to bring health and wellness education to preschoolers and community members.