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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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United Fresh Start Foundation Donates Salad Bars to 7 East Chicago, IN Schools

Dec 15, 2016

EAST CHICAGO, IN (December 15, 2016) – To promote overall good nutrition and help limit the absorption of lead by children in East Chicago, the United Fresh Start Foundation is donating salad bars to all schools in the School City of East Chicago district. More than 4,600 students in the East Chicago, Indiana community will […]

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United Fresh Start Foundation Connects Salad Bar Donors to Sacramento-area Schools

Dec 08, 2016

United Fresh Start Foundation Connects Salad Bar Donors to Sacramento-area Schools Cyclists from the 2016 Tour de Fresh and Bayer visit Galt Elementary School District Galt, CA (December 8, 2016) – On Tuesday, December 6, the Galt Elementary School District in California hosted produce industry salad bar donors at the River Oaks and Valley Oaks […]

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Bruce McEvoy to be Honored with 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award

Nov 10, 2016

Click here for more information and tickets to the Legends Dinner. Bruce McEvoy to be Honored with 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award Award To Be Presented at the Foundation’s Produce Legends Dinner in New Orleans The United Fresh Produce Association will present its Lifetime Achievement Award to Bruce McEvoy at the 2017 Produce Legends Dinner, January […]

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Two Students from Flint, MI, Help the President & First Lady Harvest the White House Garden

Oct 07, 2016

Two students representing Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools from Freeman Elementary School, Flint Community School District, Flint, MI, helped First Lady Michelle Obama harvest the White House Kitchen Garden. Xavier Purches, a 5th grade student, and A’Layia Howard, a 4th grade student, also helped White House Chefs prepare a meal with fruits and vegetables […]

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United Fresh Start Foundation and Chicago Supporters Tour Schools

Sep 30, 2016

United Fresh Start Foundation Connects Chicago Produce Members with Local School District Visit Gives Local Donors a First-hand Look into How Schools are Using Salad Bars and Increasing Produce Consumption AURORA, IL (September 30, 2016) – On Wednesday, September 28, the United Fresh Start Foundation organized an opportunity for salad bar donors from the Chicago […]

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More than $30,000 Raised to Support Salad Bars for Schools and Foundation Programs

Sep 26, 2016

2016 Tip Murphy Legacy Golf Tournament Benefits United Fresh Start Foundation More than $30,000 Raised to Support Salad Bars for Schools and Foundation Programs The 2016 Tip Murphy Legacy Golf Tournament held Monday, August 29 at the Oasis Golf Club near Cincinnati, Ohio saw a record number of produce and retail representatives come together for […]

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Bayer Invests $20,000 in the United Fresh Start Foundation

Sep 21, 2016

Bayer Invests $20,000 in the United Fresh Start Foundation to Increase Children’s Access to Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Sunnyslope Elementary Students Receive New Salad Bar and Participate in Apple Variety Taste Test Wenatchee, WA (Sept. 21, 2016) – Bayer, in partnership with the United Fresh Start Foundation, is providing a new salad bar to Sunnyslope […]

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