HOST Healthy Eating And Physical Activity Roundup, Thanksgiving 2017 Edition

November 20, 2017

thanksgiving plateThe latest in our regular roundups of healthy eating and physical activity news from HOST members and others.

  • Download the new, free, Out-of-School Time Toolkit from Voices for Healthy Kids, an initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the American Heart Association. The toolkit has graphics, social media samples, fact sheets, messaging, and much more.
  • It may be fall, but the Food Research and Action Center is looking ahead with a conference call on "Developing Marketing Plans for Summer Outreach," December 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m. ET. Hear about effective methods and resources, including social media, that advocates and program providers use to promote their program and reach the children and teens who will benefit most from summer meals. Register here.
  • It's Time Texas offers "7 Tips for a Healthier Thanksgiving."
  • No Kid Hungry is encouraging holiday hosts to bring friends and family together at a "Friendsgiving" to raise money to help feed hungry kids--and they're sharing celebrity recipes to motivate you, including country singer Lauren Alaina's father’s sweet potato casserole recipe; guitarist Zac Brown's prime rib, and American Idol winner Trent Harmon's sweet potato pie.
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