Author Archives: Suzanne Gannon

Harvest Market

Junior League Tulsa Harvest Market

Partnering with a grocery in Oklahoma
The Junior League of Tulsa provides a geographically convenient source of healthy food to a low-income neighborhood via a partnership with a not-for-profit grocery store.
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GIRLSrock!

Teaching girls healthy self-esteem in upstate New York
The Junior League of Rochester exerts a positive influence on the lives of girls through innovative programs focused on self-esteem, nutrition, leadership, and mentoring.
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Peace Race

Igniting the spirit of the athlete in children
In keeping with its focus on childhood obesity, The Junior League of Youngstown will sponsor children to run in the annual Peace Race which celebrates the sport of running and the spirit of the athlete.
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Farmers Market

Junior League of Spartanburg

Partnering with a farmers’ market in Spartanburg
The Junior League of Spartanburg partners with a local farmers’ market to teach children about healthy eating and to offer the community access to fresh fruit and vegetables.
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Kids in the Kitchen, Junior League of Long Beach

Addressing the barriers to good nutrition
Begun eight years ago as an opportunity to demonstrate to families the importance of proper nutrition and exercise, The Junior League of Long Beach’s Kids in the Kitchen program now works with partners to address the barriers low-income families encounter in their pursuit of a healthy lifestyle.
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