Strong from the Start

Strong from the Start

Transforming Nutrition and Physical Activity Practices in Georgia Childcare Sites With support from the Healthy Kids, Healthy Future Technical Assistance Program (HKHF TAP), HealthMPowers, a nonprofit organization that promotes healthy habits to build a better future for all children, partnered with 40 Georgia ECE sites to transform their nutrition and physical activity practices, policies, and […]

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Georgia Child Care Centers Receive Mini-Grants

Georgia Child Care Centers Receive Mini-Grants

In November 2018, Save the Children provided mini-grants to 43 licensed child care programs in southwest Georgia impacted by Hurricane Michael. The international organization provided a total of $25,000 administered through the Georgia Foundation for Early Care and Learning to child care programs that benefit 20 counties including Clay, Columbia, Decatur, Dougherty, Early, Grady, Laurens, […]

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Bright from the Start Supports Wellness Policies

Bright from the Start Supports Wellness Policies

The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) developed a program called Caregivers Promoting Healthy Habits (CPHH) with funding from a 2009 Team Nutrition Training Grant. The grant was again rewarded to Bright from the Start to continue and expand the program’s efforts.

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Farm to Preschool in Georgia

Farm to Preschool in Georgia

The Farm to Preschool movement in Georgia has had some great projects and is on the cusp of hitting its stride. In 2015, partners from multiple agencies and non-profits began crafting the state’s first Farm to Preschool Strategy.

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