Guest Writer: Maryam Funmilayo The kick-off day for the Faithful Families Eating Smart and Moving More program at the Islamic Association of Raleigh (IAR) was February 9, 2013. With seven participants at the beginning, excluding the Women’s Committee leadership and lay leaders, the class of all women was filled with so much excitement.
Guest Writer: Heidi Smith New Covenant United Methodist Church in Hamilton Township, New Jersey was recently selected by the New Jersey State Department of Health to receive a Faithful Families Eating Smart and Moving More grant to begin a new health ministry! Only four faith based organizations in the state were selected in the… Read more »
Guest Writer: Erin Roberts In Granville County, approximately 35.8% residents are obese. To address this issue, NC Cooperative Extension partnered with Cornerstone Christian Community Church in Oxford to deliver a Faithful Families Eating Smart and Moving More series to parents with young children. One participant in particular, named JT, made several positive changes for her… Read more »
by Annie Hardison-Moody It was such an honor to be invited to the White House, along with Dr. Sarah Bowen, the Project Director for Voices into Action: The families, food and health project for a meeting of Let’s Move faith and community partners. In addition to hearing from the First Lady (videos to be… Read more »
Guest Writer: Erin Roberts Two major contributions to excessive weight gain are consuming too many soft drinks and lack of physical activity. To focus on combating this problem, NC Cooperative Extension collaborated with Timothy Darling Presbyterian Church in Oxford to deliver an EFNEP/Faithful Families Eating Smart and Moving More series to parents and grandparents… Read more »