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Healthy U | Family Dinners bring family and food together

By Kristi McNearney, Family Dinners committee member His smile said it all. A boy in my group had accomplished his final weekly goal of cooking a meal for his family. … Continue reading

November 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Guest blogger: Harvesters

Together we can solve hunger   By: Ellen Feldhausen, Harvesters’ Director of Communications In our region, one in five children is in danger of going to bed hungry tonight. The Junior … Continue reading

September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Making an impact in reducing childhood obesity

By: Alise Kowalski, PR/Marketing Chair, 2013-14 The Kansas City Star recently highlighted the significant impact the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri programming has had on reducing children’s obesity levels. … Continue reading

September 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Glove Drive: keeping little hands warm this winter

By: Alise Kowalski, 2013-14 PR/Marketing Chair The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri kicked off its annual glove drive on September 1 at League headquarters in Kansas City, Mo.  The … Continue reading

September 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Junior League: making an impact on children’s nutrition and fitness

By: Gina Stingley, Community Impact Director According to a new report out by the American Medical Association, one third of Americans are considered obese, and, perhaps more alarmingly, childhood obesity … Continue reading

June 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Community Advisor Spotlight | Ann Davis | JLKCMO

When the first group of families signed up for Healthy Hawks seven years ago, Dr. Ann Davis wasn’t sure how long the nutritional program would last. “Program’s like this are … Continue reading

April 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Healthy U | Successes with Family Dinners

By Alicia Heins, Family Dinners Committee Chair 2012-13 Healthy U’s Family Dinners is a 12-week program working with University Academy and Harvesters. During the fall semester, 11 families prepared meals, … Continue reading

April 21, 2013 · Leave a comment