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Author Archives: mcoppola

Interview with United Board of Trustees Chairman Phil Muir

Dec 13, 2017
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United Fresh Winter Meeting to Transition to Fresh Start Foundation Annual Conference

Oct 30, 2017
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United Fresh Appoints Kate Olender As Sr Director of Health and Wellness

Aug 16, 2017

United Fresh Produce Association announces the hiring of Kate Olender, MS, MPH, as Senior Director of Health and Wellness, a new position created to provide leadership to nutrition and health programs within the United Fresh Start Foundation and support the Association’s business programs related to health and wellness. Olender will provide strategic direction implementing the […]

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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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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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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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