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Parenting the Second Time Around

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Doug and Karen are good grandparents. They spend time with their grandkids, make sure they have access to the resources they need and ensure that they do well in school. They’re also not your typical grandparents. Instead of spoiling the grandkids and then returning them to their parents, they’ve got […]

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The Most Important Meal of the Day

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Breakfast has long been considered the first and most important meal of the day – it helps rev your metabolism, gives you energy and helps you focus on school or work. But for many children in Bellevue, breakfast isn’t any meal of the day. More than 3,600 students in the […]

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A Culture of Giving

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Thrift Culture is full of designer deals and unique pieces – but it’s also designed to serve a very unique purpose. It provides the 3,600+ students and their families living in poverty in Bellevue with year-round access to quality clothing for school, work and interviews. For many of these families, […]

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20 Years of Breaktime-Mealtime™: What’s Next?

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

“You might think feeding a child during a school break is not a big deal…but for someone on food stamps it’s just enough of an extra expense to impact other areas of life, and once again start the spiral downward. It is the cracks which create the gaps…which become the […]

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Hungry For Knowledge – The Crucial Link Between Hunger and Education

Thursday, February 1, 2018

In Bellevue, 18% of children are living in poverty and food insecure. These children live in an environment that lacks reliable access to a sufficient quantity or quality of affordable, nutritious food. These kids struggle in the classroom hungry and lacking the resources they need to thrive. “We all have […]

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