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- Making Healthy Choices Easy Choices With Help From Walmart [ No comments]
- February 7, 2012
This week, the Walmart Foundation announced a $4 million grant to Share Our Strength for our Cooking Matters program and its new initiative, Shopping Matters. These programs are key strategies in our No Kid Hungry Campaign, which works to increase access to public food and nutrition programs and educate families on how to get more from their food resources. Walmart’s generous support will allow us to expand the program to help many more families across the country.
Tags: cooking matters , walmart
- Fighting Food Deserts with the First Lady [ No comments]
- July 20, 2011
Parents and caregivers who take Cooking Matters courses tell us all the time how they want to cook healthy meals for their families but that sometimes it can be tough to buy healthy foods close to home. Some are taking multiple busses to the nearest grocery store; others are making do with the limited selection at stores in their neighborhoods, like gas stations and mini-marts. According to USDA, 23.5 million Americans live in food deserts, or areas with little access to healthy foods. Of that 23.5 million, 6.5 million are children.
Tags: food deserts , michelle obama , walmart
- Progress in Maryland [ 1 comment]
- February 14, 2011
Thousands more children in Maryland are surrounded by nutritious food where they live, learn and play, thanks to Share Our Strength and the Maryland Partnership to End Childhood Hunger. Having just celebrated the second anniversary of the partnership in November with Governor Martin O’Malley, the first governor in America to commit to ending childhood hunger in his state, we are proud to report on successes across many programs:
Tags: afterschool programs , food stamps , maryland , school breakfast , SNAP , Sodexo , state partnerships , summer meals , walmart
- How Walmart's Commitment to Nutrition Benefits Share Our Strength [ 2 comments]
- January 20, 2011
On Thursday, Walmart announced a comprehensive food and nutrition program to provide its customers with greater access to healthier, more affordable food choices. A key component of Walmart’s effort will be increasing charitable support for nutrition programs that help educate consumers about healthier food solutions and choices, including Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters™ program (formerly known as Operation Frontline®).
Tags: Cooking Matters , partners , walmart