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United Fresh Start Foundation Announces Community Grant Recipients

Jun 20, 2017

United Fresh Start Foundation Announces Recipients of 2017 Inaugural Community Grants Program Program Expands Foundation’s Mission to Increase Children’s Access to Fresh Produce Washington, DC (June 20, 2017) – Last week, at the United Fresh Convention in Chicago, the United Fresh Start Foundation announced the recipients of its inaugural Community Grants Program. The Foundation established […]

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United Fresh Start Foundation to Host 2017 Tip Murphy Legacy Golf Tournament

May 17, 2017

On Monday, August 28, the United Fresh Start Foundation will once again host the 2017 Tip Murphy Legacy Golf Tournament at the Oasis Golf Club near Cincinnati, Ohio. For the fourth consecutive year, the tournament will benefit the United Fresh Start Foundation’s programs and activities to increase children’s access to fresh fruits and vegetables, including […]

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National Mango Board and Del Monte Fresh Produce Bring Fresh-Cut Mango to 80,000 Chicago Public School Students

Apr 25, 2017

80,000 Students in the Chicago Public Schools Sample Fresh-cut Mango, Thanks to the National Mango Board and Del Monte Fresh Produce  Produce Partners team-up to provide fruit samples, and mango-themed education materials to students, as part of the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program CHICAGO, IL— April 25, 2017—The National Mango Board has teamed up with […]

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United Fresh Start Foundation to Connect Produce Industry with K-12 School Foodservice Buyers at 2017 Convention

Apr 25, 2017

The United Fresh Start Foundation will continue its engagement with leading K-12 school foodservice buyers by hosting a 2-day networking and education program in Chicago, June 14-15, during the United Fresh Produce Association’s 2017 convention. This annual foundation program, the Produce Forum for School Success, connects the produce industry with influential K-12 school foodservice directors […]

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Public-Private Partnership Helps Launch Salad Bars in Fort Worth Schools

Mar 24, 2017

Public-Private Partnership Helps Launch Salad Bars in Fort Worth Schools Mayors Join with Produce Industry Partners to Increase Children’s Access to Fresh Produce Fort Worth, TX – On Wednesday March 22, Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price and City of Benbrook Mayor Dr. Jerry Dittrich, joined representatives from the Fort Worth Independent School District, local produce […]

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Applications For New Community Grants Program Now Being Accepted

Mar 03, 2017

United Fresh Start Foundation Now Accepting Applications For New Community Grants Program Program Expands Foundation’s Mission to Increase Access to Fresh Produce WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 2, 2017) – The United Fresh Start Foundation is now accepting applications for its new Community Grants Program, established to help advance the organization’s mission to increase children’s access to […]

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Delano High School Receives New Salad Bar, Thanks to California Women for Agriculture

Feb 27, 2017

Delano High School Receives New Salad Bar, Thanks to California Women for Agriculture Donation is Providing 1,600 Students Increased with Increased Access to Fresh Produce Delano, California (February 27, 2017) – Today, members of the Kern County Chapter of California Women for Agriculture visited Delano High School to observe students using their new salad bar; a […]

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United Fresh Start Foundation Launches Community Grants Program To Increase Children’s Access To Fresh Produce

Jan 16, 2017

The United Fresh Start Foundation is launching a new Community Grants Program to help advance the organization’s mission to increase children’s access to fresh fruit and vegetables. The new initiative will provide $25,000 in grants to local community organizations and groups that share the United Fresh Start Foundation’s commitment to increasing kids’ access to fresh […]

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