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2011-07-26 14:28:00

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On behalf of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation's mission-driven investment portfolio, Community Capital Management today announced it has invested over $10 million in vital community development initiatives.

2011-07-22 08:30:00

Convened by The Harwood Institute for Public Innovation and United Way of Greater Battle Creek BATTLE CREEK, Mich., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Local leaders will gather on Monday, July 25 and Tuesday, July 26 at the W.K.

2011-07-20 14:43:00

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Partnership for a Healthier America announced commitments with leading grocery retailers to build or expand stores in areas with low access to healthy, affordable food. We applaud the Partnership and the retailers - including Brown's Super Stores, Calhoun Enterprises, Klein Family ShopRite, SUPERVALU, Walgreens and Walmart, along with The California Endowment's FreshWorks Fund - to find enterprising ways to bring...

2011-07-14 12:01:00

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., July 14, 2011/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was released today by Sterling K. Speirn, president and CEO of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation: The W.K.

2011-06-21 00:00:28

Lindamood-Bell has partnered with the Atlanta Life Skills Organization (ALSO), a group of educators and community leaders in the Atlanta, Michigan community, to address the profound educational and economic needs of the region. Atlanta, MI (PRWEB) June 20, 2011 Lindamood-Bell has partnered with the Atlanta Life Skills Organization (ALSO), a group of educators and community leaders in the Atlanta, Michigan community, to address the profound educational and economic needs of the region.

2011-05-26 00:00:30

Mexico has the world’s second highest rate of childhood obesity. The Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF) and the W.K.

2011-02-09 08:04:00

"Double Up Food Bucks" scales up Foundation's initial investment in pioneering idea BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The W.K.

2010-11-17 13:00:00

$16 Million Initiative to Support Efforts in Kansas, New Mexico, Ohio, Vermont and Washington, and Inform Other States As They Struggle with How to Address Increasing Oral Health Needs BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Nov.

2010-10-29 16:15:00

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- We are encouraged by the interest and support of so many individuals and organizations in the evaluation released this week of Alaska's dental therapist program.

2010-07-08 09:54:00

Commissioned by Kellogg Foundation, Survey Finds Fewer Opportunities for Minorities BATTLE CREEK, Mich., July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Minority children and teenagers have fewer opportunities than white counterparts to be healthy, obtain a quality education and achieve economic success, according to a national survey of adults whose jobs involve children's education, health and economic well-being.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.