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Parenting reflections

...Will there be enough volunteer coaches for them to play youth sports? Will there be enough volunteers helping with food programs so they can have a good meal each day? Will we involve our children in service? I think there is no better way to...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-07-05/parenting-reflections
Neighbors
Sharing meals and breaking barriers

...living in Juneau: our neighborhoods are economically diverse. However, that disqualifies us for certain federal food programs," she said. "Right now, we've got about half the emergency rations we need. And that's before whatever state...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-06-07/sharing-meals-and-breaking-barriers
Neighbors
Bill would allow fish, game donations to food programs

JUNEAU - Hunters and fishers would be able to donate lawfully taken fish, game and aquatic plants to food service programs in Alaska under legislation proposed Wednesday.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-02/bill-would-allow-fish-game-donations-fo
State
Applications sought for Farm to Summer Food Service grants

...include approved Summer Food Service Program meal sites, resident child care institutions, and child and adult care food programs. Grants may be used for project supplies, recipe development and taste tests, travel costs, site coordinator...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-13/applications-sought-farm-summer-food
Outdoors
Community sponsors needed to run summer food programs

...Department of Education and Early Development Child Nutrition Services is looking for community sponsors to run summer food programs to prevent children in low-income areas from going hungry when school lunchrooms close for the summer. Child Nutrition...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022908/nei_252438178.shtml
All in a day's work:United Way of Southeast Alaska's Day of Caring 2014

...Juneau, each with its own mission: from eldercare to youth initiatives, adult literacy to early childhood education, food programs to clothing banks and everything in between. Volunteers keep these organizations running smoothly, particularly those...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-05/all-days-workunited-way-southeast-a
Neighbors
Local food on the menu not just for the halibut

...budget and become permanent."Thanks to such funding and the resources made available, Fish to Schools and local food programs are sweeping the state. Juneau has had salmon and halibut on the menu, served throughout the district. And case...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-06/local-food-menu-not-just-halibut
Neighbors
Time for love, support

...country. We haven't done too bad saving Europe in World Wars I and II from the Germans not to mention our humanitarian food programs, the Marshall Plan, etc. God bless our military, which protects us. We are not a perfect society but no one is...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092001/let_letter2.shtml
Opinion
Healthy school lunches could slow obesity

...free or reduced-price lunch through the National School Lunch Program. As a dietitian, I know how important school food programs are to families struggling to survive this tough economy. But I also think it's critical to acknowledge how unhealthy...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011410/opi_549047854.shtml
State briefs

...pouches. Over the last half dozen years, the government has spent about $71 million on Alaska canned salmon for food programs. The fish is distributed through various assistance programs, such as food banks and charitable institutions. Senate...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051202/sta_briefs.shtml
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