Here are some great web sites that offer statistics - and hope - that feeding hungry children can have a dramatic effort in their lives - and ours.
Let's Move - Let’s Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady Michelle Obama, dedicated to solving the challenge of childhood obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams. Combining comprehensive strategies with common sense, Let's Move! is about putting children on the path to a healthy future during their earliest months and years. Giving parents helpful information and fostering environments that support healthy choices. Providing healthier foods in our schools. Ensuring that every family has access to healthy, affordable food. And, helping kids become more physically active.
Feeding America - Our mission is to feed America's hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage our country in the fight to end hunger.
Share Our Strength - Share Our Strength’s goal is to end childhood hunger in America. Working with others, we believe we can do this by 2015. It’s not enough to make sure America’s children have enough to eat; we must make sure they are getting the nutrition they need to live healthy, active lives.
Commission on Economic Opportunity - The Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO) was established in 1965 to combat poverty and promote self-sufficiency among low-income and vulnerable populations in Luzerne County. Over the past four decades, thousands of individuals and families have benefited from the programs offered by CEO. This web page was created to provide information for those who may benefit from these programs and to be a resource to other organizations engaged in the field of Human Services.