We wanted to get out two updates from our advocacy partner organizations:

  1. Faith Leaders Conference Call for states KY, LA, MO  – Faith United Against Tobacco
  2. 2015 Summer Meals Webinar – Faith United To End Childhood Obesity

Faith United Against Tobacco

TO: Key Faith United Against Tobacco leaders
FROM: Vinny DeMarco, National Coordinator

Happy New Year everyone!

I am writing first to ask you once again to help us reach out to key faith leaders in Kentucky, Louisiana and Missouri to ask them to join conference calls happening on Tuesday, January 27th in those states with key tobacco control leaders. The calls will be at 2pm eastern time in Kentucky, 2pm central time in Louisiana and 3pm central time in Missouri. People can join all the calls at 559-546-1000, code 1048330#.


Faith United To End Childhood Obesity – Summer Meals:
Engaging Faith Based and Neighborhood Organizations

January 29th 2015, 2:00pm to 3:00pm EST

Learn how your faith based and neighborhood organizations can be involved in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Meals Program. Navigate Program basics, frequently asked questions, and the steps to make your program a success!

Featuring three dynamic presenters:

  • Melissa Rogers
    Special Assistant to the President
    Executive Director
    White House Office of Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships
  • Flo Walker Knox
    Disaster Services Specialist
    The Salvation Army
  • Minister Geraldine Moore
    Executive Director
    Birmingham Regional Empowerment and Development Center, Inc.

Register now for this event and others!