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Nestlé Launches Global Nestlé for Healthier Kids Initiative in the U.S. through Partnership with the YMCA New Jersey State Alliance

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Globally, Nestlé for Healthier Kids uses Nestlé’s industry-leading innovation to support families in raising healthy kids, with the goal of helping 50 million children worldwide live healthier lives by 2030. A critical component of the global Nestlé for Healthier Kids program is accelerating the implementation of grassroots programs to better equip parents and caregivers with nutritional knowledge and practical tips. As part of Nestlé for Healthier Kids in the United States, the company will support initiatives that help provide nutrition ed... Read More »

Inspirational ideas for little explorers. The kids products from the MINI Lifestyle Collection

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Perfect for encouraging creativity and a sense of curiosity. Every new day brings new adventures. For example, the MINI Kids Craft Set Animals and MINI Kids Craft Set Automotive (RRP €12.00 each) help to bring out the inventive side in youngsters by letting them turn household packaging, such as cardboard rolls or shoe boxes, into a world of toys all of their own in just a few steps. In so doing, the craft sets provide a fun way of nurturing creativity, as well as encouraging children to make responsible use of resources. For those who enjoy c... Read More »

Resources for families to make choices about online safety

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Be Internet Awesome Be Internet Awesome is a program—developed in collaboration with online safety experts like the Family Online Safety Institute, the Internet Keep Safe Coalition and ConnectSafely—that teaches kids how to be safer, more confident explorers of the online world. Whether they’re playing Interland, our interactive online game, or learning from educators that are applying our lesson plans in their classrooms, Be Internet Awesome aims to help kids be thoughtful about what they share, identify phishing and other scams, protect t... Read More »

Gambling-style apps offered on Facebook without age checks

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The company behind thousands of the UK’s fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) is offering gambling-style apps on Facebook without age checks, prompting allegations that children are being exposed to the risk of addiction. Earlier this month, the industry watchdog warned that more than 60,000 children were either gambling addicts or were in danger of becoming hooked. Experts have warned that games mimicking real-life gambling are the “number one risk factor” for developing a problem later in life. Tom Watson, Labour’s deputy leader, who ha... Read More »

A Young Average Joe Takes Positive Steps Toward Fitness and Health in Joe Some-More, a Children’s Book About Healthy Eating and Exercising

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Two medical professionals, Dr. Gleeson Rebello and Jamie Harisiades, teamed up to create a motivational tale told with science, sensitivity and humor that aims to teach the dangers of over indulging in dietary sugar and preventing obesity in kids of all ages. Boston, Mass. - If losing weight were easy, everyone would be doing it. Joe Some-More is having trouble. He is not able to play on the playground or make the soccer team. His eating habits, even at his young age, need some changing. Oftentimes, people just need some help and positive... Read More »

‘No Child Sleeps Outside’ Campaign Raises $4.5 Million with Support from Starbucks

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Businesses and individuals across King County came together in an unprecedented way this past holiday season to support the annual No Child Sleeps Outside campaign to address the crisis of hundreds of families and children sleeping outside in King County, many of whom are waiting months on average for basic emergency shelter. With contributions from more than 50 local businesses, organizations, foundations, and thousands of people who gave online and in over 200 local Starbucks® stores, Mary’s Place – the region’s largest family emergency shelt... Read More »

In Brayden’s Magical Forest, Author Anita A. Caruso Takes Readers on a Journey Deep into Their Imaginations

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Brayden's Magical Forest, the third book in the series from author Anita A. Caruso, takes Brayden and his friends deep into a wondrous forest filled with spectacular creatures. Cape Cod, Mass. - It's always an adventure for Brayden, a little boy who is transported into wonderful worlds when he puts on his magical green sunglasses. Cape Cod author Anita A. Caruso asks readers to take the journey with him as they see things through his eyes. When Brayden puts on his sunglasses, he is instantly transported to another world. This time, he ven... Read More »

UNI_FORM – THE FIRST DIGITAL JACKET THAT EVOLVES WITH A CHILD’S BRAIN

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"Early childhood presents a window of opportunity that define a child’s future. By using UNI_FORM as a symbol, we want to raise awareness around the fact that children who are stimulated in their early years learn more effectively at school, and as adults they can have a higher earning power and be of better health than children that don’t have these early opportunities,” said Diana Amini, Global Manager at  H&M Foundation. “Children who experience love, proper nutrition and protection in a stimulating environment during early childhood ... Read More »

Childobesity180, New Balance foundation, and 100 Mile Club collaborate on initiative to increase quality physical activity for children

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At the core of the collaboration is a nationwide campaign, the New Balance Foundation Billion Mile Race, which will boost physical activity in elementary schools and help lay the foundation for a lifetime of active movement. The New Balance Foundation Billion Mile Race invites America’s students to collectively reach 1 billion miles through participation in school-based walking, jogging, and running clubs. “We are tremendously grateful for the generous support from the New Balance Foundation, and very excited about this collaboration and nat... Read More »

Huffman Koos Makes Season Bright for Paterson Children

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uffman Koos contributed over 100 toys including six bicycles thanks to toy drives associates held during the holiday season. Several hundred additional toys were also donated by other very generous companies and individuals, making this the most successful drive to date. Huffman Koos CEO and VP of Community Outreach Services, Inc., Anthony Mehran, attended the festivities as he has done for the last 8 years. "I can't think of a better way to start Christmas Day than with the needy children of our community. Their utter joy and smiles are tru... Read More »

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