Updates

As Amy Zrakovi recalls, a group of third-grade students at James River Elementary School approached her last year and said they wanted to end world hunger. A teacher mentioned she had worked with Rise Against Hunger to pack meals at another school. Everyone at James River liked the idea and got to work bringing that goal to life.
April 30, 2018
I love Southern comfort food — but for kids food isn’t just comfort, it’s fuel. Expecting students to learn on an empty stomach is like serving soup without a spoon. A healthy school breakfast is as important to students as a textbook or pencil.
April 25, 2018
It’s hard to put a price tag on hunger, but a new report does just that: $2.4 billion. In 2016, that was the cost in Massachusetts alone for additional healthcare, special education, and lost work time related to food insecurity.
April 20, 2018
The winners of the Virginia Breakfast Challenge were announced this week with First Lady Pamela Northam.
April 13, 2018