Posts in: "fuel your future"

Breakfast Is Best!

Breakfast is still the most important meal of the day. And luckily, thanks to the passing of Breakfast After The Bell, more and more kids are getting the breakfast they need—at school. Here's how school breakfast is making an impact in King County. Read Article

Increase food Access for Kids. End lunch shaming.

Recent coverage of lunch shaming children for unpaid lunch bills highlights a need to compassionately address poverty and hunger in our schools. No kid should have to worry about where breakfast is coming from or how to pay for it. Local father Jeff Lew thought so, and took action by raising money to erase the Seattle school lunch debt. It’s amazing what one everyday hero can do, and schools have the ability to do even more. Good news: it’s easy! Read Article

Connecting to the Breakfast Challenge on a Personal Level

Growing up, I struggled in school and would misbehave often. While I had the unconditional love of my family, we struggled like many other families and not having breakfast was normal. Research now shows us there is a strong correlation between childhood hunger and children struggling in school. Read Article

12s Join the Seahawks to Feed Kids

Fewer school absences. More likely to graduate high school. Less likely to end up in detention or the principal’s office. These are all results kids are seeing thanks to your support of United Way through our new Fuel Your Future Campaign. And you’d better believe Russell Wilson and the Seahawks are right there with us. Read on to see how. Read Article