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US School Food Leaders Form Collective to Accelerate Scratch Cooking

From Washington, DC to Austin, TX to Minneapolis, MN, founding members come together to support change.
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AUSTIN, TX, October 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Whole Kids Foundation announced today that it is joining US school food leaders as a supporting partner of ScratchWorks to accelerate scratch cooking in schools. 

Whole Foods Market Nonprofit Foundations Launch Fundraising Campaign to Support Local and Global Communities

Shoppers and suppliers alleviate poverty, improve children’s nutrition and expand healthy food access and nutrition education
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Whole Foods Market’s three philanthropic Foundations have combined forces to kick off the Communities Campaign today, a two-week drive to raise awareness and funds, enabling shoppers to join the retailer in efforts to alleviate global poverty, improve children’s nutrition and increase healthy food access in communities facing barriers. 

Whole Kids Foundation and Mikaila Ulmer to Host “Dream Like a Teen” Young Entrepreneur Virtual Round Table on October 3

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Top youth entrepreneurs from across the country are joining Whole Kids Foundation in a virtual event to share their wins, insights and key learnings with the aim of helping other kids start or grow their businesses. The online event is free and open to the public. 

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Whole Kids Foundation Grants $33,000 to Young Entrepreneurs

Nonprofit Teams Up with Mikaila Ulmer and Other Teen Pioneers to Host Virtual Round Table for Business-minded Kids on October 3
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AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today, Whole Kids Foundation unveiled the recipients of its first Young Entrepreneurs Pilot Grants aimed at supporting youth-led business programs that are improving the way kids eat through gardening, plant-forward cooking or nutrition education. The two grant recipients received a combined total of $33,000 from the foundation to help grow their programs.

Whole Kids Foundation and Lettuce Grow Unite to Donate Hydroponic Growing Systems to Schools and Nonprofits Across the U.S.

$125,000 Investment Demonstrates the Power of Partnerships to Improve Children’s Nutrition
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AUSTIN, Texas, May 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit focused on children’s nutrition and wellness, announced today that Lettuce Grow is donating 125 hydroponic growing systems and supplies, valued at $1,000 each, to K-12 schools and school garden-support organizations across the U.S.

Whole Kids Foundation Invests $1.65M for 550 New Edible Gardens for Schools & Nonprofits Serving More Than 260,000 Students

Edible Educational Gardens Shown to Help Kids Make Healthier Food Choices, Learn Where Their Food Comes From & Become Veggie Curious
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AUSTIN, Texas, April 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Just in time for Earth Day, Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit focused on children’s nutrition and wellness, announced today that 550 garden grants are being awarded to schools and school garden-support organizations to sustain edible educational gardens. 

The $1.65 million investment will serve 264,786 students by providing $3,000 grants in 50 U.S. States, Puerto Rico and 9 Canadian provinces. Educational gardens provide hands-on experiential learning that ties into every common core subject, from math to science to art. 

Whole Kids Foundation to Give $5,000 to Young Entrepreneurs Through Its #WholeKidsBiz Sweepstakes

Nonprofit Encourages Students Helping to Change the Way Kids Eat to Submit Videos for a Chance to Win and Inspire a Generation of Healthy Eaters
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AUSTIN, Texas, March 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today, Whole Kids Foundation announced it is awarding $5,000 to student entrepreneurs who are improving the way kids eat through its #WholeKidsBiz sweepstakes this month. With a mission to improve children’s nutrition and wellness, the nonprofit is providing this opportunity to build awareness of youth-led businesses and develop understanding for a future grant program for students and school programs.

Whole Kids Foundation to Provide 153 New Salad Bars to Schools Across U.S. with More Than $500,000 in Grants

More than 76,000 Students Will Have Access to Fresh Veggies in School Cafeterias; Salad Bars at Schools Proven Strategy to Promote Healthy Eating for Students
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AUSTIN, Texas, March 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit focused on children’s nutrition and wellness, announced today that 153 new salad bars will be provided to schools in the U.S. this year. The $502,153 investment will ensure more than 76,000 students will have access to fresh, healthy produce at school. 

Whole Kids Foundation Raises $5.6 Million to Improve Children’s Nutrition

Campaign funds grants for salad bars, school gardens and educational beehives to reach 655,000 kids and provide health and wellness education for 7,500 teachers
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AUSTIN, Texas, October 29, 2019 /3BL Media/—Whole Kids Foundation announced today that $5.6 million was raised through its annual Growing Healthy Kids campaign at Whole Foods Market stores that will fund K–12 school programs in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. that change the way we feed our kids. The funds raised include a $1 million customer donation match by Whole Foods Market. 

Mushroom Council Partners With Whole Kids Foundation

Teen Chef Evan Robinson is also on board helping bring The Blend to families
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REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., September 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ -  September 2019 has been a big one for the mushroom industry – from the annual National Mushroom Month activations to the announcement of the James Beard Foundation Blended Burger Project finalists -- and the Mushroom Council has one more exciting announcement.

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