Chicago News: The City of Chicago, Chicago Public Schools and the Seeds of Change Brand Announce a $500,000 Grant to Support Eat What You Grow

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The Mars Food organic brand’s grant will support gardening programs at 130 Chicago schools, summer jobs and more

CHICAGO, IL – Jan. 13, 2019 – City of Chicago officials joined United States Senator Dick Durbin, Chicago Public Schools and Mars Food to announce a $500,000 donation to the Children First Fund: The Chicago Public Schools Foundation (CFF) from the company’s Seeds of Change™ organic food brand.  The grant will support the Eat What You Grow (EWYG) program at 130 CPS schools across Chicago, including the cultivation of learning gardens, farm-to-table education and professional development, farmers markets at two schools and 30 summer gardening jobs for high school students.

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