Kids Helping Kids: How School Food Pantries are Fighting Food Insecurity

Welcome to the HealthMPowers Champion Series! Champions are advocates who are working towards advancing health equity, food and nutrition access, and mental wellness.​  “Why can’t we take the [unopened] food that students throw away during breakfast and lunch and give it to that family, so those little boys don’t go hungry?” Carla Harward’s daughter, Sophie, […]

Cultivating Community: The Inspiring Journey of Starlit Roots Farm 

Welcome to the HealthMPowers Champion Series! Champions are advocates who are working towards advancing health equity, food and nutrition access, and mental wellness.​  In the heart of Keysville, Burke County, Georgia, on the historic grounds of the former Boggs Academy, Tianna Neal has embarked on a mission to cultivate a connection between people, the land, […]

Cultivating Change: H.B. Stroud Elementary’s Garden of Good Health

At H.B. Stroud Elementary, seeds of transformation were sown in the hearts of students, sparking a journey toward healthier habits and a thriving school garden. Championing Young Leaders: The Student Health Advocate Program The Student Health Advocate (SHA) Program empowers students to become leaders in community health and fitness. This program equips them with the […]