Spend any amount of time with Tammy and you will find out that she has high hopes for her two sons, Connor and Dakota. Recently Tammy and her sons found it difficult to make dollars stretch, and as is the case with many families across the US, their food budget saw a major cuts. Thanks to some wise encouragement from Tammy's own mother though, she applied to receive SNAP benefits which ultimately connected her sons to healthy meals they needed, allowing them to simply focus on being kids.
Share Our Strength's Cooking Matters® empowers low-income families with the skills to stretch their food budgets so their children get healthy meals at home, as part of the No Kid Hungry® campaign to end childhood hunger in America.
Cooking Matters serves families across the country through hands-on, six-week cooking courses; interactive grocery store tours; and mobile, online and educational tools. Participants learn to shop smarter, use nutrition information to make healthier choices, and cook delicious, affordable meals.
Cooking Matters is nationally sponsored by Walmart. To learn more, visit Cooking Matters.org.