Food 4 Thought

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Second Harvest Food Bank picked up 59,400 meals today to be used in their Food 4 Thought program.  Kids that participate in their summer program receive tutoring, participate in physical activities and are given a bag of groceries to bring home.  For more about their program go to their website: http://www.localfoodbank.org/food-4-thought/

 

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KAH Healthy Kids

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"What you do makes this happen! These children have grown leaps and bounds since we incorporated KAH food. The regular rice & veggies didn't do the same!"  

This quote was taken from a thank you we received from Empowering Haitian Moms.  Another full shipment to Haiti is leaving the warehouse next week so these children can continue to grow strong and healthy.

 

 

 

Five Years

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This summer we are celebrating our 5th anniversary.  As is typical when marking a milestone we tend to look back and remember and look forward and plan.  Over the past 5 years you have packed more than 5 million meals.  FIVE MILLION MEALS!

We have shipped meals to areas devastated by natural disasters, disease and poverty.  Thousands and thousands of children and their families have had a hot meal prepared from one of our packages.  Children from San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties, Haiti, the Philippines, Somalia, Kenya, Liberia and soon Nepal have been fed by shipments from our warehouse. 

Looking forward we expect 2015 to be a record breaking year.  You have already packed over 750,000 meals and the second half of the year usually has more activity.  Thank you for all you’ve done and given to support KAH Bay Area the past 5 years and for your anticipated support as we continue to fight hunger around the world.

Local Support - Second Harvest Food Bank

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Each month, KAH Bay Area sends 10,000 meals to Second Harvest Food Bank of San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties.  Students who participate in their Food 4 Thought program. The Students are learning how to cook KAH Food in Home Economics and then get the opportunity to "earn" a bag of  groceries which includes the KAH meals, breads, cereals, and fresh produce every 2 weeks. 

If they attend 8 hours of afterschool programs such as sports, homework club or drama they then can bring a voucher to their teacher to receive their groceries.  When you join a packing event you are helping to feed the mind & body of local children also!