The Bennett Blog

Aug
10

2018
Social Equity Programs & Initiatives

Social Equity Programs & Initiatives

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At The Bennett Foundation, we have always held social equity close to our hearts. Our aim is to direct all efforts toward closing gaps and ensuring that children and families are empowered to make social and behavioral changes to improve their health status and well-being.  The Bennett Foundation’s social equity programs and initiatives […] Read More

Aug
3

2018
Stay Hydrated in the Heat

Stay Hydrated in the Heat

The Bennett Foundation

The summer is hot! And with all the activities that are going on, it’s easy to forget to stay hydrated. But if you aren’t drinking enough water you can become tired, unfocused, and get headaches! Our bodies need lots of water, especially on a hot day! Here are some tips […] Read More

Jul
27

2018
Ways to Cut Back the Sugar

Ways to Cut Back the Sugar

The Bennett Foundation

The average American consumes almost 3 times the daily sugar maximum that they should. This can lead to obesity, type 2 diabetes, cancer and tooth decay. Many Americans have an addiction to sugar and don’t even realize it! While having treats every now and then isn’t a problem, we should […] Read More

Jul
19

2018
Never Stop Learning!

Never Stop Learning!

The Bennett Foundation

The summer is an excellent time to allow your kids to get some rest from a busy school year, but it doesn’t mean that the learning needs to stop! And with the summer about halfway over, it’s a good time to work on the good habits of learning and engaging. […] Read More

Jul
13

2018
O.C.E.A.N. Health Fest and the Gauntlet Football Camp

O.C.E.A.N. Health Fest and the Gauntlet Football Camp

The Bennett Foundation

Last weekend was one for the books! Between the O.C.E.A.N. Health Fest and the Gauntlet Football Camp, we made memories that will last a lifetime. It was an awesome opportunity to meet and be inspired by the kids and their families from the Honolulu area. At our 5th annual O.C.E.A.N. […] Read More

Jul
6

2018
Farm to Keiki Program

Farm to Keiki Program

The Bennett Foundation

We are excited to announce that this year we are working on a statewide Farm to School Network and our Farm to Keiki Campaign in Hawai’i! A prelude to a healthy, new school year for our keiki. Nationwide, the movement for Farm to School programs have continued to gain exposure, […] Read More

Jun
29

2018
Independence Day Made Easy

Independence Day Made Easy

The Bennett Foundation

Looking for some ideas on what to do with you family this Independence Day? We have some ideas for you! Take this opportunity to plan a full day of activities that everyone will enjoy. Start the day off with getting some exercise in. There is a good chance that you’ll […] Read More

Jun
22

2018
Surprisingly Healthy Snacks for Kids, by The Food Network

Surprisingly Healthy Snacks for Kids, by The Food Network

The Bennett Foundation

Kerri-Ann Jennings, M.S., R.D., wrote an article for the Food Network all about snack ideas that are sure to satisfy and fuel your busy child! We thought it would be great to pass the info on to you! With kids being active this summer, it’s important that they get the […] Read More

Jun
14

2018
Book Talk at Uncle Bobbie’s

Book Talk at Uncle Bobbie’s

The Bennett Foundation

On Tuesday June 12th, Michael Bennett had the chance to have a discussion about his book, “Things That Make White People Uncomfortable” at Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee and Books in Philadelphia. Michael got the chance to answer questions, meet guests, read from his book, and sign copies. We’re excited to continue […] Read More

Jun
8

2018
O.C.E.A.N. in Schools Nutrition Education Program

O.C.E.A.N. in Schools Nutrition Education Program

The Bennett Foundation

  The United States is facing an epidemic in childhood obesity. At The Bennett Foundation, it is one of our goals to help tackle this issue by empowering children and their families to live healthier lives. That is why we created an after school nutrition education program called O.C.E.A.N. In […] Read More