Volunteers Needed to Pack the Bags!
We are working to decrease the burden of childhood hunger in the Elk Valley by providing a weekend food nutrition program for children. We are currently packing 250 bags per week for 8 local schools! We would love to have you join us! Please join us every Thursday evening at 6:00 p.m. at All Seasons Self Storage at 5148 Elk River Rd North, Elkview, West Virginia 25071. Usually takes us about 45 minutes to pack the bags of food, depending on the number of volunteers. So gather
The 4th Annual Elk River Backpack Blessings Dinner Fundraiser is Set
We are having our 4th Annual Dinner Fundraiser on November 12 (moved up from October 8th) at Brick & Barrels on Smith Street in Charleston WV. From 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. enjoy delicious foods, spirited drinks, live auction items, lots of door prizes and the best part is raising monies for our children and families. Sponsorships are available: $500 Investment – 10 tickets to the event. Name in the program. Mentioned from emcee at least 3 times during event. Lots of social media mar
8 Super Healthy Foods We Guarantee Your Kid will Eat
From: Cooking Light By: Carolyn Land Williams, M.Ed., R.D. Always worrying about what your children will and will not eat? Do you want to make sure they get all the nutrients they need to develop? This article by Carolyn Land Williams in Cooking Light, has a great deal of good information. For many parents, buying and preparing healthy foods is pretty easy. It’s getting your child to actually eat those nutritious foods that’s the hard part! This makes mealtimes frustrating an
Daily Nutrition Guide: Nutrition 101
From: Building Healthy Kids It is very important that your child gets the proper amount of calories and nutrients in order for him/her to function at an optimum level. The amount of calories and servings of food that your child needs every day is based on several factors; age, gender and activity level. The more active your child is, the more calories he or she needs. Males generally need more than females and usually older children need more calories than younger children