The Unchanging Faces of Childhood Hunger

Growing up I never realized the significance and necessity of food. Each morning, afternoon and evening my mother would call out my name and say, "It's time to eat!" Eventually, I would make my way to the kitchen. The meal was always on the table, beautifully prepared and ready to be eaten. This was normal daily life for me. I saw it as an expectat...
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A Cooking Class That Goes Beyond the Kitchen

The Cooking Matters at the Store program teaches families how to make healthier, more affordable food choices by comparing nutrition labels and unit prices of products when grocery shopping. Cooking Matters, in partnership with Share Our Strength and community groups, as well as public and non-profit organizations across the country, is a program p...
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Championing for Breakfast

During my time as a No Kid Hungry Youth Ambassador, I had the opportunity to speak with school administrators about the importance of student breakfast participation, which helped me to become more involved in the community. While seemingly challenging at first, I believe I left lasting impressions on the schools I visited.For example, at Democracy...
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A New Team Member in the Fight to End Hunger

Meet Will, our newest team member at Three Square Food! After settling into his new position as a Childhood Nutrition Program Coordinator, we asked Will to share with us his thoughts and impressions on the impact of hunger in our community and what is being done to solve the issue.
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A Second Chance for Breakfast

Robison Middle School is Powered by Breakfast! The staff at Robison work together to make sure that kids have access to the first meal of the day through innovative breakfast delivery options, such as Second Chance Breakfast. Implementing the Second Chance Breakfast model is no easy feat, but Robison has been able to adapt the model to...
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Introducing Schools to the Most Important Meal

As a No Kid Hungry Youth Ambassador at Three Square Food Bank, I had the opportunity to work on the Powered by Breakfast initiative, a program that makes breakfast a part of the school day for kids. Through the experience, I was able to get out into the community and teach kids about the importance of eating healthy foods, while visiti...
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Warm Smiles and Summer Meals

As the school year ends, summer approaches and students are unable to eat their school lunches as usual. Thankfully, Three Square provides kids with meals during the summer through its Meet Up & Eat Up mobile routes. Each mobile route consists of 10 sites with meal deliveries taking place from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The sites inclu...
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Three Square’s Dorian Stonebarger Champions School Breakfast

Three Square's Programs Director, Dorian Stonebarger, appeared on NBC KSNV News 3 to share details about the Powered By Breakfast program that supports the efforts of CCSD schools in implementing "Breakfast After the Bell," and helping children succeed in school. Dorian discussed the outreach efforts designed to generate awareness for ...
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Breakfast Takeover – A Spin in Getting Kids Excited about Breakfast

In 2015, Three Square launched the "Powered by Breakfast" campaign to support the Clark County School District Food Service in implementing the Breakfast After the Bell Program. The program allows schools with a free and reduced-price lunch eligibility rate of 70 percent or greater to serve free breakfast to all their students.As part of Powered by...
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Hunger Doesn’t Take the Summer Off

Triple degree weather, six hours, eight apartment complexes, 22 miles, 275 meals, and hundreds of smiling faces. That sums up my ride along experience on the mobile route of Three Square's summer food service program, Meet Up and Eat Up. The program is designed to reach children 18 and younger in underserved neighborhoods that don't ha...
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  • meet up and eat up three square food bank 2019

    Kids and teens aged 18 and younger can receive free meals this summer at Meet Up and Eat Up locations.

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  • mgm surplus banquet program three square

    MGM Resorts International and Three Square have partnered together in a surplus banquet food program to bring in more meals to the community.

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