The Bennett Blog

Jun
14

2018
Book Talk at Uncle Bobbie’s

Book Talk at Uncle Bobbie’s

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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

Jun
1

2018
iamtheCODE and The Bennett Foundation

iamtheCODE and The Bennett Foundation

The Bennett Foundation

iamtheCODE is the first African-led global movement to mobilize government, private sector, and investors to advance STEAMED (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics, Entrepreneurship, and Design) Education. By 2030, the iamtheCODE movement will ensure that 1 Million women and girls have equal access to affordable and quality technical, vocational and tertiary education, […] Read More

May
25

2018
Healthy Lunches Made Easy

Healthy Lunches Made Easy

The Bennett Foundation

Photo by Taste of Home Packing a healthy lunch may seem like a hassle in the morning. It’s hard to get a good variety, veggies drowned in sauce can get soggy, and there’s always a chance that the lid will come off your container causing a messy bag! Thankfully, we […] Read More

May
18

2018
Healthy School Meals Matter

Healthy School Meals Matter

The Bennett Foundation

In the United States, there is a growing epidemic of obesity among children and adolescents. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity affects 12.7 million children and adolescents. This shows that there is an opportunity to help educate and feed children proper nutrition. Schools have an excellent opportunity […] Read More

May
11

2018
The Wing Luke Dinner & Auction

The Wing Luke Dinner & Auction

The Bennett Foundation

The leadership of the The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience feels as though they have a responsibility and roll in establishing a permanent Asian-American story as a part of the overall American fabric. Their goal is to benefit the community through creating an immersive experience of […] Read More

May
4

2018
Survive the Summer

Survive the Summer

The Bennett Foundation

For professional football players the offseason is the perfect time to get some mental rest and spend time with their families, but it also is a chance to get ready for a new season to kick off. If the players decided not to study their playbooks, exercise, or stick to […] Read More

Apr
27

2018
Compassion as a Family

Compassion as a Family

The Bennett Foundation

The Bennett Foundation’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of children and their families. A big part of our families’ well-being is our commitment to compassion. With this post we wanted to emphasis the importance of compassion, but then also give some practical examples of how your family […] Read More

Apr
20

2018
Eat Fresh with the Family on a Budget

Eat Fresh with the Family on a Budget

The Bennett Foundation

With springtime around the corner, your family is going to want to get more active. With the added activity it is crucial to ensure everyone is getting proper nutrition to support the hikes, bike rides, parks, and football fields. However, many people think that shopping healthy can be too expensive. […] Read More

Apr
13

2018
Family Fun in Philly

Family Fun in Philly

The Bennett Foundation

Photo property of Visit Philadelphia. “The City of Brotherly Love” is both historic and fresh with lots to see and do. As the foundation begins branching out in Philadelphia, we thought it would be best to scope out all the exciting, family-fun activities that we’re eager to accomplish! The first […] Read More