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Giving Thanks for Food

Food is an important part of our family. We grow it. We enjoy making meals from scratch. We enjoy dinnertime, especially on the rare occasions we can all sit down together. Even in our toughest times, we made nutritious food a priority. Thanksgiving reminds us that we’re grateful to be able to say that. For […]

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Donate with Dignity: Food Insecurity in Our Community – Part 2

During the school year, 22 million children receive free or reduced-priced meals through the National School Lunch Program. When school is out for summer, only 2.7 million children receive free or reduced-price meals. This gap of 1 in 8 summer to school-time participants is the result of various barriers experienced only during the summer, including […]

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Spring Is in the Air: 6 Simple May Day Baskets

Spring has finally arrived and soon we will be feeling the warmth of the sun (hopefully more consistently than 1-2 days a week), while being surrounded by colorful flowers and listening to the laughter that fills the air as our children play outside with neighborhood friends. Life just seems a little easier in the springtime […]

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We, Not Me: Teaching Service Instead of Selfishness

The holiday season is such a magical time. Sparkly lights, colorful decorations, yummy treats, presents piled under a pine tree, special movies to watch, shopping trips, and visits to see Santa…the season is practically bursting at the seams with extraordinary! Sometimes, however, our efforts to make this Christmas the most special Christmas ever can easily […]

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