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Red tape - good or evil?

Having been surrounded by a 'world' of people serving kids nutritious food for about 17 years, I know things can go wrong. There are risks.  Kids have allergies.  Volunteers aren't professional chefs.  Sometimes we learn the most from our mistakes.

So, I admit... there are...

Give til it hurts? No thanks.

As a young fundraising professional trying to learn all the details of the 'art and science' of fundraising I often attended classes and conferences where esteemed speakers and presenters would use the phrase "give til it hurts" as a way of explaining what a truly 'generous' gift is.

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Guest post - from 'the new lunch lady'

It is dispiriting how the more difficult jobs are often the lowest paid. Today was my second day at Ben's school as a lunch supervisor. It's just remarkable how cushy my office job seems compared to managing over 60 grade 1s & 2s in the multi-purpose room come noontime, dressed in full...

What's for lunch? Food quality matters!

When I first got involved in providing nutritious food for kids living in poverty over 17 years ago, the food kids were receiving was embarrassingly poor quality.  People donated day-old doughnuts; stores donated ‘almost expired’ produce. Sure, it was a start. And starting to address child...

Oh no! Christmas is coming!

Yes, we get it.  We're all aware that Christmas is coming. 

The malls are decorated; Santa has 'arrived' nearly everywhere; and non-stop ads about buying 'the right gift' are dominating the TVs.

I don't want to sound like Scrooge, but, Christmas isn't all "joyful,...