One More Snack: What the U.S. Senate Child Nutrition Bill means for Maine kids

In Maine, over 60,000 children live in food insecurity. This means that an estimated one out of five children do not know where they are getting their next meal. As a result, many Maine children in families rely on programs like the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) to provide healthy meals and snacks … More One More Snack: What the U.S. Senate Child Nutrition Bill means for Maine kids

Making MaineCare Enrollment Easier for Maine Kids

Healthy Maine kids can grow up to become healthy Maine adults. Ensuring that children have access to proper health care coverage early on is critical to future development. Here are the Facts: Right now, there are almost 15,000 children (6%) living without health insurance in Maine. Over 8,000 of these children live in low-income homes. … More Making MaineCare Enrollment Easier for Maine Kids

New Year, New Opportunities: A Data-driven Agenda for Maine kids

Data in this post can be found in the 2015 Maine KIDS COUNT Data Book or the Data Center. The New Year allows us to pause and reflect upon the previous year so we can embrace the New Year with renewed energy and resolve to achieve our goals. It is a much needed chance to … More New Year, New Opportunities: A Data-driven Agenda for Maine kids