Posted March 6, 2013 by Michael J. Kora in Community

Taye Diggs joins the fight against childhood hunger with breakfast program

Research show and experts agree: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Following a good evening&rsquos rest without eating, youngsters&rsquo brains and bodies are prepared to refuel. Breakfast can support kick-start a child&rsquos metabolism, power and concentrate for finding out according to a report published in the Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. So it&rsquos an alarming reality that the U.S. Division of Agriculture reports almost one particular in 5 youngsters across our communities goes with out breakfast every day.

That&rsquos why Kellogg&rsquos and its in-college breakfast partner Action For Healthier Youngsters have partnered with celebrity dad and philanthropist Taye Diggs for the third consecutive Share Breakfast program to rally folks across the U.S. to help offer breakfast to kids in need to have. Diggs is supporting the lead to by way of an on-line public service announcement and narrating two Kellogg&rsquos Wonderful Start off videos. The Great Begins videos feature real-life stories of the power of breakfast with youngsters from schools who have benefited from Action for Healthy Children&rsquo grants funded by Kellogg&rsquos by way of its Share Breakfast program. He will also make an look in Los Angeles throughout National Breakfast Week, March four to eight.

This year, Kellogg&rsquos Share Breakfast will share 1 million breakfasts throughout the 2012-2013 school year to children in want by means of Action for Healthful Children grants to schools or college districts to support them increase their participation in the national College Breakfast program. Each and every time you share, Kellogg will donate the monetary equivalent of a school breakfast shared. Kellogg will donate up to $ 250,000 &ndash the equivalent of 1.25 million school breakfasts shared. The program ends April 15.

Households across the country can share a breakfast with a youngster in want by simply:

* Watching and sharing the Fantastic Start Videos on ShareBreakfast.com

* Sharing the public service announcement with friends

* Liking or commenting on the Share Breakfast Facebook web page

* Posting on Twitter with the #ShareBreakfast

* Sharing and repining on Pinterest

&ldquoTogether we can make a difference. Just picture what youngsters across the nation could achieve if they each and every had a excellent begin each day,&rdquo says Diggs. &ldquoJoin me in raising 1 million breakfasts to support get America&rsquos kids the begin they deserve.&rdquo

Go to ShareBreakfast.com to get involved and give back to a youngster in require nowadays.

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Michael J. Kora