Archive | February, 2012

Great Value – Great For You

In response to point three of Walmart’s Healthier Food Initiative and the Institute of Medicine’s Front-of-Package (FOP) Nutrition Rating Systems and Symbols report released last fall, Walmart unveiled their “Great For You” icon.  The label will enable consumers to easily identify and select healthy food items found amongst Great Value and Marketside brands in Walmart […]

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Random ACTS of Kindness Week

Denver Post employee volunteers in their Assisting the Community Through Service (ACTS) program certainly made a difference in their community on Valentine’s Day.  It was great to spend the day at The Denver Post with their employees, who added their voice to the Hungry For Change awareness campaign in a most creative way.  The time […]

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Making Sure that No Child Goes to Bed Hungry

By the time children arrive at afterschool programs, lunch is a distant memory. Their growing bodies need food just to get through the afternoon. Without it, children feel run down, their attention span shortens, their ability to learn diminishes, and they have difficulty fully participating in afterschool activities. Many afterschool programs run late into the evening […]

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