• Participate in Illinois School Breakfast Week
    Dedicated to raising awareness about the need for school breakfast among low-income children, Rise & Shine Illinois and the Illinois State Board of Education are teaming up to present Illinois School Breakfast Week, February 23 – 27.  The festivities include a week-long social media campaign,...
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  • Mark Your Calendar: 2015 Illinois Hunger Summit
    The Illinois Commission to End Hunger will hold its annual Anti-Hunger Summit on May 5, 2015 at the Hilton Springfield, 700 East Adams Street, Springfield, Illinois. Summit presenters as well as attendees include government agencies, elected officials, advocates, volunteers, and organizations representing...
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  • Reaching Those in Need: 2012 SNAP
    Illinois food banks and other hunger relief organizations have been successful in identifying and enrolling state residents in the largest of the domestic food and nutrition assistance programs administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Of...
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  • Healthy Food in Your Community: A Toolkit for Policy Change
    Why is unhealthy food so much easier to buy than fruits and vegetables? Why do some neighborhoods lack stores selling affordable fresh food? Healthy Food in Your Community, a publication of the Union of Concerned Scientists, offers tools that will help communities participate in the policy decisions...
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  • USDA Announces $9 Million to Support Community Food Projects Program
    Illinois is a rich agricultural state, but it also is deficient in growing fruits and vegetables for human consumption. From a 2010 study, $14.6 billion were spent annually on fruits and vegetables in Illinois, with less than 5% of that expenditure produced in Illinois.  Most of what is consumed...
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