Freestore Foodbank http://wvxu.org en Babies benefiting from Children's/Freestore program http://wvxu.org/post/babies-benefiting-childrensfreestore-program <p>A pilot collaboration between Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and the Freestore Foodbank is making a difference for under-nourished babies in its first two-years, as reported in the online journal <em>Pediatrics.</em></p><p><strong>The problem:</strong></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 04:01:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 29321 at http://wvxu.org Babies benefiting from Children's/Freestore program Foodbanks tell USDA help needed in summer months http://wvxu.org/post/foodbanks-tell-usda-help-needed-summer-months <p></p><p>USDA Administrator <a href="http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?contentidonly=true&amp;contentid=bio_rowe.xml" target="_blank">Audrey Rowe </a>stopped in Cincinnati Monday. She participated in a roundtable discussion about ways to expand summer food programs for children.</p><p>Freestore Foodbank President Kurt Reiber says the goal is reducing childhood hunger during the summer months. That's when children who would normally benefit from free or reduced school lunch programs often go hungry.</p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:48:46 +0000 Tana Weingartner 25755 at http://wvxu.org Foodbanks tell USDA help needed in summer months Skipping lunch to draw attention to hunger http://wvxu.org/post/skipping-lunch-draw-attention-hunger <P>Cincinnati Council Member P.G. Tue, 23 Apr 2013 19:50:27 +0000 Jay Hanselman 11758 at http://wvxu.org Skipping lunch to draw attention to hunger