Results

idaho-schools1Nurture is proud to report results for the various aspects of our work.

Through fun and engaging programs and support, we address several of the alarming trends in the health of our nation’s population: increasing rates of childhood obesity, diabetes and other nutritionally linked diseases.


Direct Programming including:

Family Programs
Food and Fun
Nurture Elementary Program
Other Programs
(Including workshops, after school programs and camps)

Family Programs

2014 June Family Program – Hillside Food Pantry, Evanston, IL
2014 May Short-Term Family Program Follow-up – Roberti Community House, Waukegan, IL
2014 March Family Program – Family Service, Nuestro Center, Highwood, IL
2014 February Family Program – Roberti Community House, Waukegan, IL
2014 February Family Program – Hillside Food Pantry, Evanston, IL
2013 November-December Family Program – Roberti Community House, Waukegan, IL
2013 September-November Family Program – Caring Outreach by Parents in Evanston, Evanston, IL
2013 October Family Program – Lake County Health Department & Community Health Center-North Shore Health Center, Highland Park, IL
2013 June-July Family Program – Lake County Health Department & Community Health Center-North Shore Health Center, Highland Park, IL
2012 Family Program Alumni Long Term Impact Survey
2013 March Family Program – Family Service – Latino Youth Initiative, Highland Park, IL
2013 February Family Program – Family Service – Nuestro Center, Highwood, IL
2012 Nov-Dec Family Program – Lake County Health Department & Community Health Center – North Shore Health Center, Highland Park, IL
2012 August Family Program – A Just Harvest, Rogers Park, IL
2012 July/August Slow Cooker Family Program – Lake County Health Department & Community Health Center – North Shore Health Center, Highland Park, IL
2012 May Family Program – A Just Harvest, Rogers Park, IL
2012 April/May Slow Cooker Family Program – Oak Terrace Elementary, Highwood, IL
2012 March/April Slow Cooker Family Program – Family Service, Highwood, IL
2012 February Family Program – A Just Harvest, Rogers Park, IL
2011 November Family Program – A Just Harvest
2011 October Reunion Family Program – JCYS Champ Camp
2011 September Family Program-Northfield Township Food Pantry (Sponsored by Glenview Farmers’ Market. Hosted at Wagner’s Farm)
2011 August-September Harvest Recipe Slow Cooker Family Program-Lake County Health Department & Community Health Center-North Shore Health Center
2011 July Family Program-Northfield Township Food Pantry (Sponsored by Glenview Farmers’ Market. Hosted at Wagner’s Farm)
2011 June-July Slow Cooker Series-North Shore Health Center
2010 Rice Cooker Series-Northfield Township Food Pantry (at St. Philip in Glenview)
2010 Fall Rice Cooker Series-New Trier Township/Family Network
2010 Fall Rice Cooker Series-Family Focus of Evanston
2010 Spring Rice Cooker Program- Northfield Township Food Pantry (Adults)
2010 Winter/Spring Rice Cooker/Slow Cooker Program with Family Network
Fall 2009 Family Program- Northfield Township Food Pantry  (Adults)
Fall 2009 Family Program- Northfield Township Food Pantry  (Kids)
Spring 2009 Family Program- Northfield Township Food Pantry  (Adults)
Spring 2009 Family Program- Northfield Township Food Pantry  (Kids)

Food and Fun

2013/4:  Bellevue Elementary School, First Grade
2013/4: Bellevue Elementary School, Second Grade
2013/4:  Community and Partner Empowerment Training Sessions
2013/4:  Community School Elementary School
2013/4:  Community School Middle School
2013/4:  Community School-Middle School (8th grade Grow Unit)
2013/4:  Gooding Elementary School, Fourth Grade
2013/4:  Hemingway Elementary School, Second Grade
2013/4:  Hemingway Elementary School, Fifth Grade
2014:  Hemingway Elementary School, Rainbow Day
2013/4:  Let’s Move Ketchum Project Kick Off
2013/4: Parent Education Workshops
2013/4:  Parent Feedback-Community School
2013/4:  Teacher Feedback
2013/4:  Twin Falls Outreach Program
2013/4:  Woodside Elementary School, Fourth Grade (I Have a Dream After School Program)
2013/4:  Woodside Elementary School, Fifth Grade
2013/4:  Wow Projects (8th grade at Community School)
2012/3:  Bellevue Elementary School
2012/3:  Community School Elementary School
2012/3:  Community School Middle School
2012/3:  Hemingway Elementary School (5th Grade)
2012/3:  Hemingway Elementary School (3rd Grade)
2012/3:  Woodside Elementary School
2011/2:  Pilot program -Food and Fun for Elementary students at the Community School of Sun Valley. Read 
year-end results of this program as well as additional details about this program.

Please watch this video highlighting our programs at Community School Elementary School and Middle School in the 2013-4 school year:

Please view this short (1.5-minute) video created by a Community School 5th grader demonstrating a student’s perspective of what Nurture programming is all about: It’s fun!

Please also visually experience, though this 2-minute video, a special event orchestrated by Nurture Idaho—Rainbow Day!



Nurture Elementary Program 

2013-2014 Nurture Elementary Program – North Shore School District 112, Highland Park/Highwood, IL
2012-2013 Nurture Elementary Program – North Shore School District 112, Highland Park/Highwood, IL
2012-2013 Nurture Elementary Program – Avoca West, Glenview, IL
2011 – 2012 Nurture Your School Elementary Program – Avoca West, Glenview, IL
2011 – 2012 Nurture Your School Elementary Program – Edison, Morton Grove, IL
2011 – 2012 Nurture Your School Elementary Program – Oak Terrace Elementary, Highwood, IL

Other Programs

2014 April After School Program – Family Service, Northwood Junior High and Highland Park High School, Highland Park, IL
2013 January – May Prenatal Program – Family Network, Highland Park, IL
2013: Higher Ground Wellness Camp
2013: Higher Ground Summer Program
2013: The Hunger Coalition: Slow Cooker Class
2013: The Wood River YMCA: New Mother’s Group
2013 June-July Jewish Council on Youth Services Champ Camp, Highland Park, IL
2012:  An innovative pilot program about Wellness for Middle School students at the Community School of Sun Valley. Please click here for results of this program.
2012 Jewish Council on Youth Services Champ Camp, Highland Park, IL
2012 May Grow Your Own Food Education – Lake County Health Department & Community Health Center – North Shore Health Center, Highland Park, IL
2011/2: Results from the collaborative Educational Workshop series with The Hunger Coalition, starting with a successful kick off in November of 2011, continued programming with the Hailey Public Library in the Spring, and continuing classes focused on slow-cooker healthy cooking in 2012.
2012 Winter/Spring After School Program – Family Focus, Evanston, IL
2011 July-August Summer Camp–Family Focus
2011 Parent Education Session-JCYS Champ Camp
2011 Grow Your Own Food Education Session – Moraine Township Pantry Garden (at North Shore Health Center in Highland Park)
2011 Spring Nurture Your School-Thomas Edison
2010-2011 Nurture Your School-Oak Terrace Elementary
2010 Summer Grow Your Own Food Program –St. Philip in Glenview/ Northfield Township Food Pantry

(Click here to see Harvest Recipes developed especially for the Grow Your Own Food Program)

2010 Spring Middle School Program- Chippewa (Des Plaines)
2010 Winter/Spring Prenatal Program with Family Network
2010 Oak Terrace Elementary School Fruit and Veggie Program
Winter 2010 Slow Cooker Initiative- Winnetka Presbyterian Church (Families)
Fall 2009 Teen Mother Program- Family Focus (Teens)
Holiday 2009 Parent Education Program- Infant Welfare Society of Evanston (Adults)

2014 High Impact Projects

2015 High Impact Projects