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5 ways growing your own food enhances child wellbeing

Friday, June 5, 2020

Teaching kids to grow their own food offers numerous benefits for enhancing child development and overall wellbeing. Research has shown that gardening has a therapeutic influence on children, and it can give them a sense of responsibility to care for nature. Our Casa partner, Albergue Infantil Los Pinos, started its own Sustainable Agriculture Workshop 4 … Read More

Importance of Dental Health in children - Meet Josh

The Importance of Children’s Dental Health

Friday, May 15, 2020

According to Seattle Children’s Hospital, poor dental health in children is linked to low performance in school, fewer social relationships and may even lead to less of an appetite. If oral disease is not treated in a timely fashion, the health and achievements of young kids everywhere are at risk. Josh is proof of how … Read More

Bri Takes Cooking Classes at Healy Murphy Center Inc

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Bri began visiting the Healy Murphy Center (HMC) our Casa partner in San Antonio, Texas, over two years ago, when she was 15 years old.  When she arrived to the program, she had just experienced the trauma of her mother’s murder and came from an unstable, food-insecure living arrangement.  Needless to say, she was having … Read More