Welcome New Thriving Communities, Thriving Children Sites!

We are kicking off the second year of our Thriving Communities, Thriving Children (TC2) project, funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation! Over the past month, we have had a blast introducing The OrganWise Guys nutrition and healthy living education programming to early childcare/Head Start centers, schools and Foodservice Departments in Mississippi and Louisiana.

A warm OrganWise welcome to the new sites who are having fun using their OrganWise Guys materials. The following locations have received their materials and training this fall. They include:

Friar’s Point Elementary – Coahoma County School District, MS

Jonestown Elementary – Coahoma County School District, MS

Lyon Elementary – Coahoma County School District, MS

Sherard Elementary – Coahoma County School District, MS

Booker T. Washington Elementary – Clarksdale Municipal School District, MS

Kirkpatrick Elementary – Clarksdale Municipal School District, MS

George  H. Oliver Elementary – Clarksdale Municipal School District, MS

Myrtle Hall Elementary – Clarksdale Municipal School District, MS

Coahoma County School District Foodservice Department

 Clarksdale Municipal School District Foodservice Department

Aaron E. Henry Head Start Center – Coahoma County, MS

Bertha Blackburn Head Start Center – Coahoma County, MS

Friar’s Point Head Start Center – Coahoma County, MS

Jonestown Head Start Center – Coahoma County, MS

Incarnate World Head Start Center – New Orleans, LA

St Mary’s of the Angels Head Start Center – New Orleans, LA

Louise Head Start Center – New Orleans, LA

St. John Head Start Center – New Orleans, LA

LaFitte Head Start Center – New Orleans, LA

Causeway Head Start Center – New Orleans, LA

Grand Isle Head Start Center – New Orleans, LA

Kenner Head Start Center – New Orleans, LA

Terrytown/Gretna Head Start Center – New Orleans, LA

Bridge City Head Start Center – New Orleans, LA

Clay Street Head Start Center – New Orleans, LA

Jutland Head Start Center – New Orleans, LA

Lapaico Head Start Center – New Orleans, LA

Caitlin Training TC2

 

Being OrganWise at Delgado Community College

Thanks to the great work of Ms. Mary Schultheis, Ms. Stephenie Marshall, Ms. Sheneda Jackson and staff at Crescent City Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Services in Gretna, LA, dietetic students at Delgado Community College are learning to be OrganWise! (more…)

Spring Gardens

What a fun year we had with our schools and Head Starts in Mississippi and Louisiana that are participating in the Thriving Communities, Thriving Children grant (TC2)! (more…)

OrganWise Community Work in Louisiana

We want to give a big CONGRATS to Ms. Mary Schultheis and her colleauges at Crescent City WIC Services, Inc. in Gretna, LA! Thanks to funding from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Ms. Schultheis and her organization received The OrganWise Guys materials to teach children and families in their community. (more…)

Avocado Taste Test at Gentilly East Head Start

In February, we visited schools and Head Starts in Mississippi and Louisiana who received The OrganWise Guys materials thanks to the Thriving Communities, Thriving Children project, funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. We loved seeing all the great nutrition education programming happening at these sites! (more…)