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Be an advocate for WIC and Child Nutrition! Nutrition First advocates in many different ways, and we need your help. You can be an advocate by telling others about WIC, writing or calling your elected officials, sharing information about WIC and even visiting our representatives in Olympia or DC!

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Advocacy Alerts

Help Take Your WIC Client Voices all the way to Washington DC!

Help WIC Clients share their thoughts on what WIC means to them with Washington State's Elected Members of Congress and Senate. Again this year – delegates from Nutrition First will travel to Washington DC to attend the Annual National WIC Association Leadership...

WIC is Open!

WIC Clinics in Washington State are open during the partial federal government shutdown. WIC checks may be used in grocery stores. For questions, contact your local WIC clinic.

Scholarship Opportunity

Again this year, Nutrition First will offer a scholarship for 1 WIC Employee to attend the National WIC Association Leadership Conference March 3-6 in Washington DC.  Scholarship deadline is January 15. Nutrition First...

Advocacy Camp Scholarship Opportunity

Nutrition First is offering a scholarship to attend the Children's Alliance Advocacy Camp. The Children’s Alliance Advocacy Camp is held at the Dumas Bay Centre, 3200 SW Dash Point Rd, Federal Way, WA 98023 from Tuesday, October 2 to Thursday, October 4th. Advocacy...

Immigration 101 Training for Service Providers

Immigration 101 Training for Service Providers - Provided by: NWIRP  (Northwest Immigrant Rights Project) Seattle Central Library, September 21st 10 am- 1pm. From NWIRP website: This training is aimed at social service providers and people working closely with the...

Summer Meals for Washington Kids

Summer Meals for WA Kids The Summer Meals program picks up where school meal programs leave off in June, providing free meals and snacks to kids age 18 and under all summer long. All kids are welcome, and some sites allow adults to purchase a meal as well. No proof of...

Hunger Action Day is Monday February 5, 2018

Monday, February 5 is Hunger Action Day 2018! Doors open at 8:30am and the program begins promptly at 9:30am – see you in the Columbia Room of the Legislative Building (hint: it’s the one with the big dome) Register NOW

Anti-Hunger and Nutrition Coalition 2018 Agenda

The Anti-Hunger & Nutrition Coalition brings the voices of hungry Washington families to the ears of our policy makers to insure that public policy leads our response to hunger in our state of plenty.  Over the years, the Coalition has successfully advocated for...

Upcoming Events

 

Foundations in Lactation Support – Recorded Webinar

08/07/2020 – 12/31/2020 @ All Day – Foundations in Lactation Support – Recorded Webinar Again this year Nutrition First trainer Michele Crockett, IBCLC, PCPA, LLLL,  provides this great training that is perfect for those new to providing breastfeeding support. It’s also good for those who want a refresher on how to support breastfeeding families. This training covers staff roles, how to use […]

Building on Foundations in Lactation Support – Recorded Webinar

08/07/2020 – 12/31/2020 @ All Day –

Recent Job Postings

 

1-year, Anti-Hunger Corp Position Opening with Nutrition First! (Part of the AmeriCorp VISTA Program).

Anti-Hunger Corp/AmeriCorp VISTA Position Hunger Free America (HFA), in conjunction with some of the nation’s most effective anti-hunger and poverty organizations, is in its second year of the Anti-Hunger Corps (AHC), an 88 member, nationwide AmeriCorps VISTA program. This program engages VISTA members and partnering organizations in moving families beyond the soup kitchen by breaking […]

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Registered Dietitian – Omak

FHC is seeking a Registered Dietitian or Nutritionist to be responsible for nutrition-related activities at FHC, including providing nutrition services to patients in our WIC program. Qualifications: Must have a Master’s Degree in nutrition or public health nutrition from an accredited school or, is a Registered Dietitian that is registered, or eligible for registration, with […]

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