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Putting a spotlight on childhood hunger with NC chefs

For many children at Sarah Y. Austin Child Development – and at Family Services’ 15 partner child care centers – the breakfast snack and lunch they receive are the most important meals of the day. Children cannot learn on empty stomachs. Family Services early childhood development programs for children, birth to age 5, nurture every [...]

Local chefs to serve children, families on Child Nutrition Day

Family Services will once again team up with the Chef and Child Foundation of the American Culinary Federation (ACF) and Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina to raise awareness about the prevalence of childhood hunger in Forsyth County and to emphasize the importance of good nutrition. North Carolina is fortunate to have a [...]

Children learn best with full bellies

NATIONAL CHILDHOOD NUTRITION DAY BREAKFAST OCTOBER 17, 2016 Healthy nutrition is an important component to child development and to preparing for success in school and in life. This is critical for children of all ages, yet particularly important for young children whose brain development is rapidly forming. That’s why Family Services Child Development (FSCD) program [...]

Celebrity Chef and Head Start children create four-star experience

Event Photo Gallery Some of the four- and five-year-olds at Family Services’ Sarah Y. Austin Head Start were treated to a special visit by celebrity chef, Curtis Aikens, who was in Winston-Salem to promote his new book, ABC Soup: A Family and Friends Cookbook (Prospective Press, Winston-Salem, NC). Aikens is one of the original Food-Network [...]

Local Chefs, Family Services Team Up for Childhood Nutrition Day

Chef Don McMillan coordinates sixteen local chefs and culinary students for the seventh annual Child Nutrition Day, sponsored by the Chef and Child Foundation of the American Culinary Federation, in collaboration with Family Services and Second Harvest Food Bank. Photo by Jesus Oroszco. For the past 24 years, the Chef and Child Foundation of the [...]