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Avnet Express Donates Chevrolet Volt To Chances For Children

avnet express - donate car for chances for children

Approximately 17 percent of American children between the ages of two and 19 are obese, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention figures indicate — and those numbers climb even higher for children in low income families. Arizona-based charity Chances for Children works to give children in low-income families a chance at a healthier lifestyle —… Read More →

Author Says Parents Should Unplug Their Kids From Electronics And Plug Them Into Nature

by in AZ Business Magazine | Featured | Green

Getting kids back in touch with nature is critical to raising healthy children, according to author and journalist Richard Louv. His most recent book, “Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder,” focuses on the relationship between children and nature. Louv links the lack of nature in the lives of today’s electronically… Read More →