Aspiration Pneumonia

Blessings in a Backpack provides elementary schoolchildren who are on the federal Free and Reduced Price Meal Program with a backpack of food to take home for 38 weekends during the school year. Aspiration pneumonia Backpack food includes easy-to-prepare, aspiration pneumonia ready-to-eat foods, aspiration pneumonia like granola bars, aspiration pneumonia juice boxes, aspiration pneumonia mac and cheese, aspiration pneumonia and oatmeal. There are 20+ million children in this country who are at risk of hunger. Aspiration pneumonia The consequences of hunger are much more than a growling stomach. Aspiration pneumonia Poor nutrition can result in a weaker immune system, aspiration pneumonia increased hospitalization, aspiration pneumonia lower IQ, aspiration pneumonia shorter attention spans, aspiration pneumonia and lower academic achievement. Aspiration pneumonia Children are fed during the school week by federal government programs, aspiration pneumonia but we want to make sure they’re getting nutritional meals over the weekend, aspiration pneumonia too. Blessings in a Backpack is a 501 C (3) non-profit organization currently feeding nearly 62, aspiration pneumonia000 children in 437 schools in 42 U.S. Aspiration pneumonia states and three countries - Canada, aspiration pneumonia Columbia and Haiti. Aspiration pneumonia The program is a hybrid of private sector funding and public partnership carried out in public schools. Aspiration pneumonia We are feeding the future of America, aspiration pneumonia one school at a time.