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Become a Five to Thrive School District

The "Five to Thrive" campaign was developed by Arkansas No Kid Hungry partners to encourage school districts across the state to offer a variety of nutrition and physical activity programming to improve student health and academic outcomes. Currently, 22 Arkansas...

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Be Mighty Little Rock Update & Fall Convening

Be Mighty Little Rock Update & Fall Convening

The Be Mighty Little Rock, a citywide campaign to connect kids and teens 18 and under to free meals, ran as a pilot program this summer, funded by a CHAMPS grant from the National League of Cities. The campaign is was a partnership between the Arkansas Hunger Relief...

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Funding Opportunity: Cooking & Gardening with Kids

Funding Opportunity: Cooking & Gardening with Kids

The Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance and Access to Healthy Foods Research Group at the Arkansas Children's Research Institute have an exciting funding opportunity to announce thanks to the Kohl's Cares Foundation! Studies show that children are more likely to prefer...

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A day on “the hill”

A day on “the hill”

I have only ever experienced Washington D.C from a tourist's perspective. Every time I've visited I've been to countless historical monuments and nationally renowned museums, but I have never experienced the professional side of the city.       I went through one day...

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Cooking with Kids: Fourth of July Fruit Tarts

Cooking with Kids: Fourth of July Fruit Tarts Don’t forget the fruit this Independence Day!       These yummy fruit tarts are a quick and easy crowd-pleaser that can add color to any backyard barbecue. Each tart contains 1/3 cup of fruit or about 15% of the daily...

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AT&T Announces Believe Arkansas Partnership with the Alliance

AT&T leaders announced the Believe Arkansas initiative today at the state capitol with Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance Executive Director Kathy Webb. Believe Arkansas, through partnering with the Alliance, will work to combat...

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Hiland Dairy Supports School Breakfast Smoothies

Pictured (left to right): Cherb Coleman, Hiland Dairy plant manager, Patty Barker, No Kid Hungry campaign director, Walt Coleman, Hiland Dairy controller, Vivian Nicholson, Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance breakfast program director, Mike Flagg, Hiland Dairy general...

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A Parfait Mother’s Day Treat

One of our favorite ideas at Cooking Matters is using recipes as frameworks. One of our favorite kid-friendly recipe frameworks is this yogurt parfait. It’s simple, versatile, and a great way to stock up on fruits and whole grains for the day.  Though this is a light,...

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