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New Podcast! Voices of Hunger NC

September 10, 2019
MomsRising and the North Carolina Alliance for Health are excited to announce the launch of our new podcast, Voices of Hunger NC, in partnership with MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger! Released in time to mark the beginning of National Hunger Awareness month that began September 1st, our podcast...
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What You Put in Your Body Matters! Communicating Healthy Values Builds a Foundation for Life-Long Health

November 7, 2017
My daughter, Krissy, was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes when she was still in elementary school. From the beginning, I never wanted my daughter to feel different and, like all parents, I wanted the very best for her. I also wanted her to be confident and empowered to make good choices...
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Food and Aging in the Hispanic Community

September 16, 2016
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, MomsRising is excited to discuss how food and aging play out in the Latino community in the United States, during the September 16, 2016 #FoodFri tweetchat. Our featured guest and co-host, the National Hispanic Council of Aging, will join us to discuss the the...
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America's Crisis: Military and Veteran Food Insecurity #FoodFri

November 12, 2015
Heroes. This is the word that comes to mind when I think of our military and veterans. Their patriotism keeps our nation safe. Their sacrifices maintain our security. Unfortunately, our heroes are unable to provide enough food for themselves and their families. There are food pantries serving...
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WIC: Improving the Health of Low-Income and Nutritionally Vulnerable Families #FoodFri

June 19, 2015
Author's Note: Although this chat ended you can click to read the June 19, 2015 #FoodFri STORIFY - a curated list of said chat's tweets compiled into a story format, to learn more about the topic, review chat resources and engage with chat panelist(s) and participants . An estimated 16 million...
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Crowdfeeding - Food Drives for the 21st Century

October 6, 2014
We launched our Crowd-Feeding platform in June 2014 and hosted our first food drive campaign over the summer, partnering with Curbing Hunger and a number of other terrific organizations. The campaign raised over 56,000 LBS of food, including tons of fresh produce, to help those facing food...
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