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News from No Kid Hungry

August 28, 2015

Welcome to No Kid Hungry's weekly round-up of stories about kids poverty and hunger. Those are serious topics, so we tend to share a lot of bad (or at least sobering) news with you, but today we're delighted to show you some real success stories.

August 25, 2015

Kids are heading back to school across the country, and more and more of them are starting their day with a free, healthy breakfast – served as part of the regular school day, not early in the morning.

Research shows just how powerful it can be to make breakfast as part of the school day, especially for kids from low-income families. And we’re seeing just how big an impact it can have in Los Angeles, the second-largest school district in the nation and home of the country’s largest school breakfast program.

August 21, 2015

Kids, hunger, poverty, social justice and the little stories that lift us up: No Kid Hungry's weekly round-up of news, articles and links you might be interested in. We skipped a couple weeks, here in the doldrums of late summer, but we've got some really great stories to share with you today, mostly from the world of politics.

July 24, 2015

Welcome to the No Kid Hungry Weekly Review, formerly known as the No Kid Hungry Tip Sheet, a title that a colleague recently noted "was confusing and boring". Our new title is not, perhaps, more exciting, but may be less confusing. "Judge us less by the labels we wear than by our persistent labour for sure if slow progress," as John Burns wrote.

July 10, 2015

Kids, hunger, poverty, social justice and the little stories that lift us up: No Kid Hungry's weekly round-up of news, articles and links you might be interested in. Did we miss a great story? Drop us a line and let us know.

June 26, 2015

Kids, hunger, poverty, social justice and the little stories that lift us up: No Kid Hungry's weekly round-up of news, articles and links you might be interested in. Did we miss a great story? Drop us a line and let us know.

June 23, 2015

Today, the leaders of New York City agreed to make breakfast part of the school day for kids at every elementary school in the city – 339,000 students in all.

June 18, 2015

Kids, hunger, poverty, social justice and the little stories that lift us up: No Kid Hungry's weekly round-up of news, articles and links you might be interested in. Did we miss a great story? Drop us a line and let us know.

State Activities

End Childhood Hunger

State Priorities

  • Summer Meals Program
  • School Breakfast Program
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Afterschool Meals Program
  • Nutrition Education

If you need assistance connecting to these programs or are seeking food resources, please visit:

Arkansas Foodbank
 
Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas
 
Food Bank of North Central Arkansas
 
River Valley Regional Food Bank
 
Northwest Arkansas Food Bank
 
Harvest Texarkana Regional Food Bank
 

For information or to apply for DHS benefits on line go to www.access.arkansas.gov

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