Kids Crockin’

by Zene Peng   Recognizing the importance of teaching nutrition at an early age, McCulloch County Hunger Coalition has been collaborating with the Texas A&M Agrilife Extension to teach local elementary students (2nd-5th graders) how to make simple and nutritious meals with a crockpot. The project, titled Kids Crockin, started at the beginning of the […]

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Sun City Hunger Relief Coalition

Creating a strong foundation for action and future success: The importance of leadership and partners with a wide community network   by Zane Peng Sun City Hunger Relief Coalition, based in El Paso, TX, has been making great progress since its inception in January of 2020. Some of its ongoing projects include standardizing food insecurity […]

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VISTA Leader Spotlight: Marina C.

What has been the most rewarding aspect of your work with coalitions this year?  Working alongside our versatile AmeriCorps VISTA Cohort and observing them blossom as they build out their regional service projects while building and strengthening Hunger Free Community Coalitions. My favorite memories have been cultivating connections with fellow AmeriCorps VISTA members throughout my […]

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Americorps VISTA Spotlight: Zane Peng

What has been the most rewarding aspect of your work with coalitions this year?              Connecting with leaders of different coalitions across the state of Texas and talking about the projects they are doing or planning to do are extremely exciting. Through this process, I learned how some coalitions innovatively combined healthcare services with food […]

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