Breakfast is a very important meal for everyone, especially children. Getting the right nutrition from the beginning of the day gives kids the step in the right direction they need for heightened attention at school, leading them toward success in school along with many other benefits breakfast provides.
Academy Award winning actor, Geena Davis, is joining the Women’s Leadership Council at their luncheon on Friday, April 28th to battle against hunger in schools with Valley of the Sun United Way’s Breakfast in the Classroom project.
Taking care of a community is an effort that takes many people. As the saying goes, “It takes a village.” People and companies throughout the greater Phoenix area come together regularly to take action to end hunger and homelessness, ensure children succeed, and increase the financial stability of families to build up Maricopa County and make it a strong community.
Trying to focus when all you can hear is the growl of your stomach can be very challenging. Children trying to make it through the school day until lunch where they get their first, if not their only meal for the day suffer the most. One out of four children in Arizona live in poverty.