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Community Blog

Did you know that groups of any size can join The Family Dinner Project? From neighborhoods and parenting groups to colleges and grade schools, our Community Blog gives you inspirational, informative updates about our wide range of community projects.

Why You Should Invite Your Elderly Parents to Dinner

June 2nd, 2017

Aging expert Kim Smith offers simple insights into the whys and hows of making elderly relatives a regular part of your family dinners.

Teen to Teen: Make Time for Family Dinners

October 13th, 2016

A teen advocate for family dinners shares her advice for other kids who want to gather their families at the table.

Bringing Common Sense to Media Use at Waring School

April 22nd, 2015

We partnered with Common Sense Education for an event at the Waring School, where we found out what parents and kids think about Internet use.

Connecting School and Home for Better Family Dinners

February 5th, 2015

A middle school in Georgia brings families to the table with a unique series of dinners.

Bloggers Share Their Family Mealtimes

December 11th, 2014

A fantastic team of bloggers rallies around family dinner for our #familydinnerforward campaign.

Meeting the Needs of Military Families

November 19th, 2014

Serving up a community dinner for those who serve our country

Help Us Improve The Family Dinner Project Experience!

November 14th, 2014

We’re designing a new FDP app, and we need your help!

Red Bank YMCA Brings Social Responsibility to the Table

November 6th, 2014

A Community Dinner with a conscience

Our Summer of Service

August 27th, 2014

Plus resources on giving back for you and your family

Community Dinners at St. Stephen’s Church

June 4th, 2014

A time for building gardens, stronger family connections and new relationships

In Celebration of Healthy Kids and Happy Families

May 13th, 2014

New Jersey families come together for food, fun and conversation

Grandparents Sharing Wisdom and Play

April 18th, 2014

A recent workshop with Grandparents Raising Grandchildren in Lynn, Mass. brings out the child in all