A child living in poverty is quite often a hungry child who struggles to concentrate in school. Every five years Congress reviews and reauthorizes the federal Child Nutrition Program and they are currently reviewing the federal guidelines and funding. This year we have a chance to make some improvements to the programs and nutrition guidelines in House Resolution 5504. … Continue reading
The bill is expected to create over 1 million jobs across the private and public sectors.
The Five Parks Community Action Center, Children’s Learning and Imagination Center is now open and is in need of your support. The learning center offers a stimulating and enriched learning experience to youth while their parents receive support through Five Parks programming (ESL classes, computer classes, etc.). The center currently serves a 14 youth between … Continue reading
*The Let’s Move Campaign has been created to combat obesity within one generation.Check the Salt Lake CAP Five Parks website for more information. We are holding regular meetings every Fridays at our Five Parks Community Center Weekly from 6:30pm to 7pm. Come learn some ways to get healthy!* FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Brandi Sweet, Prosperity … Continue reading
Donations Needed! Help Us Recover From a Theft and Furnish Our New Community Center *Look Below for a list of items you can donate or sent a check to 5 Parks Directly! The Children and the underserved adults of the Salt Lake CAP Five Parks Community Need Your Help! 30% of households in the Five … Continue reading
Salt Lake Community Action Program has announced that due to recent sequester cuts they will be closing their Murray Food Pantry. The pantry filled an average of 1,100 emergency food orders each month as well as providing community services such as registration for food stamps, heat and referrals to other programs. Those who were … Continue reading
Summary: SB 275 was touted as a clean air bill but it is actually a hidden tax on all of us, it will do little to nothing to reduce air pollution and it benefits a select few while hurting those living on limited incomes. #### NEWS RELEASE CITIZEN GROUPS CALL ON GOVERNOR HERBERT TO … Continue reading
If you have ever though ‘there ought to be a law,’ perhaps you could get that law passed. It’s the legislative session again and the Capitol if bustling with activity. Stop by and check things out.
Perhaps you have rarely felt the sting of severe hunger or ran out of money to buy food only a week into the month. Maybe you have never had to stretch one disposable diaper on your child for a day, or more or looked in a dumpster for food. Many do. Thousands of Utahns do … Continue reading
Perhaps the easiest way to empower someone who struggles from hunger is to break conforming food patterns that cause illness, diabetes and pour grocery dollars into empty calories.