TC2 Assemblies in the MS Delta

Dec 09

TC2 Assemblies in the MS Delta

We want to give a big OrganWise shout-out to Ms. Linda Johnson and the rest of the staff at Lyon Elementary School in Lyon, MS! At the beginning of the school year, Lyon Elementary, along with the other three elementary schools in Coahoma County School District, received The OrganWise Guys Comprehensive School Program thanks to funding from the W.K. Kellogg...

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Welcome New Thriving Communities, Thriving Children Sites!

Sep 16

Welcome New Thriving Communities, Thriving Children Sites!

We are kicking off the second year of our Thriving Communities, Thriving Children (TC2) project, funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation! Over the past month, we have had a blast introducing The OrganWise Guys nutrition and healthy living education programming to early childcare/Head Start centers, schools and Foodservice Departments in Mississippi and Louisiana. A...

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Spring Gardens

Jun 17

Spring Gardens

What a fun year we had with our schools and Head Starts in Mississippi and Louisiana that are participating in the Thriving Communities, Thriving Children grant (TC2)! Thanks to funding from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, this past spring these sites had the opportunity to plant gardens at their schools and Head Start centers. As a way to promote good nutrition,...

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Ideas for a Healthier World

Jun 03

Ideas for a Healthier World

We recently received an email from Chere Brown, a Family Nutrition Program Assistant with Mississippi State University Extension Service in Greene County, sharing with us the great work that has been going on in her county. The story was featured in their local newspaper, The Greene County Herald! Second graders from Sand Hill Elementary participated in an Organ...

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Photo Shoot with Thriving Communities, Thriving Children Partners!

May 20

Photo Shoot with Thriving Communities, Thriving Children Partners!

During the month of April, we had the exciting opportunity to attend two photo shoots in New Orleans and throughout Mississippi highlighting the wonderful nutrition education activities happening through the Thriving Communities, Thriving Children (TC2) grant!These photo shoots, as well as funding for TC2, were made possible by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. During...

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Youth for Christ Ministries HIP Grant

May 06

Youth for Christ Ministries HIP Grant

Great job to Mazie Deonka and staff at Youth for Christ Ministries in Hazlehurst, Mississippi! Thanks to funding from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Youth for Christ Ministries applied for and received a Healthy Incentive Project (HIP) grant of OrganWise Guys materials. These HIP grants are part of the larger Thriving Communities, Thriving Children (TC2) project...

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Early Childhood Food Tastings in Jackson, Mississippi

Apr 22

Early Childhood Food Tastings in Jackson, Mississippi

A great big OrganWise shout out to Virden and Jones Early Childhood Development Centers in Jackson, Mississippi! As a part of the Thriving Communities, Thriving Children project, funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, these two early childhood development centers have been conducting healthy vegetable food tastings with students using The OrganWise Guys materials....

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Beach Elementary WISERCISE!

Mar 25

Beach Elementary WISERCISE!

Beach Elementary in Pascagoula, Mississippi is one of eight elementary schools that received an OrganWise Guys Core Kit thanks to the Thriving Communities, Thriving Children project funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Last month, we visited teachers and students at Beach Elementary to check out their wonderful morning exercise routine, involving WISERCISE! of...

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