Posts in: "fuel your future"
A crucial school breakfast bill will soon be signed into law by Governor Inslee. See how much good this will bring to hungry kids across the state. Read Article
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
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
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