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Posted byon July 12, 2012 at 10:17 AM EDT
At The Night Ministry, Paul Hamann works to create programs and environments that accept youth for who they are without question and provide them with a variety of developmentally appropriate services that are the platform for them to begin to realize their dreams, to claim this land as their own. Those services form a continuum of care that includes street outreach and extends to a two-year transitional living program.
Posted byon July 12, 2012 at 10:08 AM EDT
Larkin Street began as a small, volunteer-run drop-in center and modest street outreach program aimed to give homeless kids on San Francisco’s streets a safe refuge and over time has grown to offer the full spectrum of care that disconnected youth need to be safe, healthy, and build the skills for self-sufficiency.
Posted byon June 26, 2012 at 5:06 PM EDT
In Colorado, summer food programs don't only provide healthy meals for kids -- they become gathering places, where families come to access much-needed services and receive the "spiritual and community help they need."
Posted byon June 20, 2012 at 2:26 PM EDT
When a child is seriously ill, a parent shouldn’t have to worry that an insurer would deny coverage due to the child’s pre-existing condition. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, Alycia Steinberg no longer worries that her daughter won't get the treatment she needs
Posted byon June 19, 2012 at 4:45 PM EDT
A Neighborhood Christian Center initiative is working to support young mothers during the first year of their babies’ lives by providing critical information on maternal and child health.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 4:02 PM EDT
In partnership with the USDA's Summer Food Service Program, Catholic Charities begins their second year providing meals nutritious summer meals to children in Cameron, Hidalgo and Willacy counties in South Texas.
Posted byon June 12, 2012 at 9:19 AM EDT
USDA’s Summer Food Service Program plays an integral role in continuing USDA’s important work on child nutrition – even when school is out for the summer.
Posted byon May 31, 2012 at 4:59 PM EDT
Back in March, a group of students from across the country joined First Lady Michelle Obama to plant a new crop in the White House garden.
Posted byon May 17, 2012 at 3:31 PM EDT
Join us for a session of White House Office Hours with Sam Kass, White House Chef and Senior Policy Advisor for Healthy Food Initiatives.
Posted byon May 7, 2012 at 12:00 PM EDT
Nasrin Taei is proud to be making a difference in the lives of Americans through her work in biochemistry -- specifically, "hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), a heart-related abnormality, [that] is the most common cause of sudden death in young athletes at sporting events."