Appreciating teachers for their commitment to wellness

Teacher appreciation is a simple idea. It means showing teachers you value their work. As part of the Jump Right UP program, Crestview Elementary of MSD of Lawrence township thought outside the box when it came to teacher appreciation. With the guidance of Principal Natalie Schneider and third grade teacher Mrs. Alicia Stevens, Crestview Elementary…

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Food Pantry Summit 2019

In Marion County, more than 10,000 people use food pantries to provide or supplement their groceries each month.  These pantries often run solely on volunteers and they are always looking for more.  They need food donations as well, and cash donations to help purchase food that they don’t get through donations or from local hunger…

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New Year’s Resolution Made Easy

It’s that time of year when we make our resolutions for the new year:  save more money, volunteer more, practice gratitude, and everyone’s perennial favorite: get healthier. This year, make the commitment to to adopt 5-2-1-0 into your days. It’s simple, it’s easy to remember, and your whole family can get on board.  Our friends…

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Healthy Eating on a Budget

At Jump In, one thing we hear a lot is that healthy food costs more than unhealthy food and that makes it harder to stick to a nutritious diet every day. While it’s true that some processed food is, per calorie, cheaper than fresh food, there are lots of ways to maintain a very healthy diet…

Fruit stand

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