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National WIC Association Opposes GOP Effort To Restore WIC Funding
The National WIC Association, the advocacy arm of a nutritional food program for poor women, infants and children, strongly denounced a Republican-sponsored measure on Friday that would fund WIC while the rest of the government remains shut down.
National WIC Association Not a Fan of WIC-Only Funding Bill  National Review Online (blog)
Poor Families Taking a Hit From Government Shutdown  TIME
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Government Shutdown: 9 Million Moms And Babies At Risk As WIC Program Halts
Douglas Greenaway, who heads up nonprofit advocacy group the National WIC Association. Utah's WIC program, which already serves 65,000 moms and babies, has now stopped accepting new participants.
Shutdown means tough choices for mothers and kids  CNN
Vulnerable mothers fear shutdown threat to WIC food aid  Al Jazeera America
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Local moms share Preemie success stories
Shreveport in particular had much higher rates of women giving birth prematurely than the national average with a rate of 18.8 percent.
Sedgwick Co. Commissioners Approve Reduced WIC Grant
Sedgwick County Commissioners have approved $1.9 million in grants for the Women, Infants and Children program (WIC). The funding is provided by the federal government and is administered through the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.
Sedgwick Co. Commissioner tries to change WIC program, fails  KWCH
Troopers on food stamps, taking second jobs amid pay fight
Sgt. Daniel Jenkins, president of the North Carolina Troopers Association, said the group has given financial help to several troopers behind on house payments or swamped with medical bills.
DUXBURY - Members of the Holly Days Committee for the Duxbury Business Association are finalizing the schedule for their annual event that offers free events throughout town.
Makers of Baby Formula Press Their Case on WIC Program
“We're talking about a really tiny window of people who make more than the WIC income threshold,” said Douglas Greenaway, president of the National WIC Association, a nonprofit advocacy group. “I think this is really an effort to put a chink in the ...
Some tasty ingredients for healthier eating
Local restaurants are now becoming part of nutrition education with the help of the Wichita County Health Coalition, with initial funding from the National WIC Association. “Qualified menu items receive the �Por Vida! designation,” said Quincy ...
Improving access to healthy foods
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control recently paid for a grant through the National WIC Association to improve access to healthy foods and increase opportunities for disease prevention in the East St. Louis area.
If GMOs aren't the problem with our food system, then what is?
To change that, Salvador focuses on the political process, beginning with “a concerted campaign for the next president to see that food should be a high national priority. Every issue that candidates believe they have to address ... He also wants to ...