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2011-06-06 09:15:00

WOODBURY, N.Y., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The got breakfast?® Foundation this week awarded Silent Hero Grants to organizations to create, support and expand Summer Nutrition Programs. The grants were available to public schools, non-profit private schools, local governments, National Youth Sports Programs or 501c(3) non-profit organizations. The grant monies can be used for such needs as serving equipment, staffing, and nutrition education materials. (Logo:...

2011-03-01 08:45:00

BUFFALO, N.Y., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The got breakfast?® Foundation has issued its Request for Application (RFA) for its second annual Silent Hero Grant Program to award participants in Summer Nutrition Programs. Grants up to $5,000 will be awarded to public schools, non-profit private schools, local governments, National Youth Sports Programs or 501c(3) non-profit organizations to create, support and expand Summer Nutrition Program. The grant monies can be used...

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2010-12-03 09:35:00

On Thursday, the House of Representatives approved legislation that will expand the nation's school lunch program while making meals healthier, various media outlets are reporting. According to the AFP, "The bill pledges 4.5 billion dollars over 10 years to child nutrition programs, increases the reimbursement paid to schools by the federal government for free meals provided to children, and expands access to school lunches and after-school meals." "It also allows the US Department of...

2010-12-02 16:06:00

Legislation will expand programs and access to nutritious food for millions of children CHICAGO Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Greater Chicago Food Depository applauded Congress' passage of the Child Nutrition Reauthorization today. The bill will reauthorize child nutrition programs for five years and includes an additional $4.5 billion in funding for school meal programs over 10 years. For Chicago, the bill will help to improve the quality of school meals while helping...

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2010-10-13 06:25:00

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced on Tuesday a $2 million initiative to help food behavior scientists find new ways to use psychology to fight childhood obesity and improve the federal school lunch program. "Findings from this emerging field of research "” behavioral economics "” could lead to significant improvements in the diets of millions of children across America," said Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack in a statement. "Across the nation, many schools are already...

2010-09-15 09:25:00

WOODBURY, N.Y., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the got breakfast?® Foundation announced its third round of Silent Hero Grants to award up to $50,000 in grants to public schools, non-profit private schools and non-profit organizations participating in the national School Breakfast Program. The grant program recognizes, encourages and rewards those silent heroes who help children start their day off right by serving breakfast. The grant monies can be used for such needs as...

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2010-08-09 10:50:00

American Dietetic Association updated position paper says developing lifelong healthy behaviors in children is a "shared responsibility" The American Dietetic Association has published an updated position paper on local support for nutrition integrity in schools that calls on schools and communities to work together to provide healthful and affordable meals for all children and to promote educational environments that help students learn and practice healthy behaviors for their entire lives....

2010-08-06 15:31:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Catholic Charities USA, the 100-year-old social service network committed to reducing poverty and strengthening families, today released the following statement in response to the passage of the Child Nutrition Bill by the US Senate: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081008/CCUSALOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081008/CCUSALOGO) While Catholic Charities USA strongly supports increased funding for improvements...


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