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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)
Limbaugh Falsely Insists WIC Program Is "Not Doing Anybody Any Good"  Media Matters for America (blog)
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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.
During Shutdown, Pennsylvania Can Fund WIC 'For a Few Weeks'  RH Reality Check
Vulnerable mothers fear shutdown threat to WIC food aid  Al Jazeera America
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The Struggle to Feed America
According to “Nutrition-Focused Food Banking,” a 2015 report by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), “Increased concerns about obesity and chronic diseases, particularly among the poor, have led to questions about the nutritional quality and calorie ...
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 ...
What's Going On
Stokes Farmers Market can now accept SFMNP/FMNP Vouchers (Senior and WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program Vouchers). Farmers market - The King Farmers Market will take place ... extension 148, for questions or additional information. NAACP meetings ...
White potatoes now OK for WIC recipients
Douglas Greenaway, president of the National WIC Association, said the report proves that "science should be at the center" of decisions about foods in WIC.
PARENTS AND KIDS: Sept. 30-Oct. 6
The public is welcome to participate in a Job and Internship Fair from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, at Bridgewater State University's Rondileau Campus Center Ballroom, located at 19 Park Ave.
Diaper Need Awareness Week reveals risks of poor access
The issue of adequate access to diapers seems easy to dismiss until you learn the economic and social implications, experts say. Diaper Need Awareness Week, which ends Sunday, is the time to find out more about this important matter.
Health: 'WIC' program battles malnutrition, sickness
... and her newborn baby because WIC reduces the risk for preterm birth and low birth weight babies by 25 percent and 44 percent, respectively, according to the National WIC Association. WIC is important because the foods provided on the WIC program ...