Results tagged “hinges of hope” from No Kid Hungry blog
Coming Together to Bear Witness to the Reality of Hunger in Arkansas
Jul 22, 2011: On Tuesday, several Share Our Strength staff members were in Little Rock, Arkansas leading a Hinges of Hope tour sponsored by Tyson Foods, Inc. This event engaged Walmart, Governor Mike Beebe, The First Lady of Arkansas, Arby’s, and state/federal legislators and was a unique opportunity to bear witness to the reality of hunger in Arkansas and discuss how this group of leaders can help feed more kids in Arkansas.
Hinges of Hope Dallas Tour Photos
Apr 18, 2011: See photos from our recent Hinges of Hope Tour in Dallas.
Mar 15, 2011: Author Ellen Miller reflects on her experience at the recent Hinges of Hope tour in Dallas, where she witnessed the work Share Our Strength is funding to make No Kid Hungry.
Tackling a Texas-Sized Problem: Visiting Our Partners in Dallas
Mar 7, 2011: According to the USDA, Texas has the second highest food insecurity rate out of all the states. Last Wednesday, seven members of the Share Our Strength staff and twenty-eight leaders spent the day bearing witness to the realities of hunger in Texas and exploring together what it would take to end childhood in this state.
Follow Us in Dallas Today
Mar 2, 2011: Our staff and volunteers are visiting fundings sites in Dallas today. Learn about the trip and how you can follow along!
Teenage Entrepreneurs That Any Smart Business Leader Would Hire
Dec 21, 2010: Share Our Strength is a proud supporter of the Rise and Shine Co-Op program run out of the Florence de George Boys and Girls Club of Palm Beach. A group of extremely impressive teenage entrepreneurs have created a successful Food Co-Op business that helps provide fresh affordable food to families who struggle to have enough.
Migrant Farmers Harvest Our Fields, But Struggle to Have Enough to Feed Their Families- A Paradox Worth Changing
Dec 17, 2010: Share Our Strength's Katherine Van Steenburgh writes about the migrant farmer's struggle with hunger and visiting Belle Glade and Pahokee, to meet with community leaders and Share Our Strength partners, to learn to help end child hood hunger in this part of Florida.
We're Visiting Partners in Florida Today
Dec 9, 2010: Today, we're back in Palm Beach County, Florida where we’re joined by 38 community leaders and Share Our Strength supporters. Learn about the tour, which is part of Share Our Strength’s experiential learning Hinges of Hope events.
Strengthening the Safety Net that Catches Kids Where They Live, Learn, and Play
Apr 9, 2010: The last stop on the recent Share Our Strength Hinges of Hope® tour in Houston was a visit to the Holthouse Boys and Girls Club, an agency of the Houston Food Bank, a Share Our Strength partner. Kids come to...
Small Steps: Nurturing Houston's Children
Apr 7, 2010: Small Steps Nurturing Center was a stop on Share Our Strength’s Hinges of Hope® tour in Houston last month for 22 of our top supporters and volunteers in the Houston area. Small Steps is a school that serves at-risk kids...
A First Class Breakfast
Apr 5, 2010: When I don’t eat breakfast, I am moody; I can’t focus, and I get very tired. We all have negative reactions to missing breakfast and so do kids who don’t eat breakfast. This is one key reason that school breakfast...
The Lifelong Effects of Hunger
Apr 2, 2010: Guest blogger Ruth Burrell, Executive Director of Kids’ Meals, Inc., recently posted about how Kids Meals, Inc. in Houston, Texas is bringing healthy lunches everyday to kids ages 0-5. Share Our Strength supports Kids’ Meals and many other organizations nationwide...
Profile of a Houston Hero
Mar 30, 2010: Share Our Strength is proud to fund the work of Ruth Burrell, Executive Director of Kids’ Meals, Inc. in Houston, Texas. Kids’ Meals, Inc. is the only “meals on wheels” program in the country designed specifically for kids. They serve...
Mrs Kidd and the Collard Greens Thief
Sep 23, 2009: On a recent Hinges of Hope tour, my colleagues and I met one of those women you could sit and listen to for hours. Mrs. Kidd, a 96-year old woman who migrated to Toledo for work in 1942 from rural...
Toledo's Almost Abandoned Beauty
Sep 5, 2009: Last month, as we set out on a Hinges of Hope trip in Toledo, we couldn’t drive our rental car more than 100 yards without passing a boarded up abandoned building; countless churches, community centers, business, homes. Downtown Toledo is...
A Real Holiday Feast
Jul 18, 2009: Michael Szuberla, the brains and heart behind Toledo GROWS, once asked a bunch of the kids he works with in the edible community gardens what they typically eat for Thanksgiving or Christmas meals. He was met with blank stares and...
Letter from the site of a rescue operation
Jun 5, 2008: Reporters cover rescue operations when they're splashy, but when it comes to malnutrition, they always seem to have something else to write about.
Letter from Dooky Chase's Restaurant in New Orleans
May 13, 2008: Tuesday, April 22 was a long day for legendary New Orleans restaurateur Leah Chase. The 85 year old chef rose at 4:00 a.m. to prepare two meals. The first was breakfast for President Bush, Mexican President Felipe Calderon and Canadian...
Letter of Invitation to Bear Witness
Jun 6, 2005: I wish you could have been with us toward the end of an extraordinary day last month, when Rick Russo, the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Empire Falls, Nobody's Fool, and other wonderful novels, leaned across the table at a...
Museum News Contribution: The Power to Bear Witness
Apr 5, 2005: For those of us who grew up in the 1950s and 1960s in Pittsburgh, one-time home of philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, the city's most prominent museum was not just part of the community but rather the heart of the community. Just...