Schools across the country are celebrating the fifth annual Every Kid Healthy Week (EKHW) this week. EKHW is an opportunity for schools, families, volunteers, and community organizations to mark their accomplishments in creating healthier school environments for students.
To help principals increase school breakfast participation among teens, FRAC and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) partnered to release the Secondary School Principals’ Breakfast After the Bell Toolkit.
Alex Ashbrook, director of Special Projects and Initiatives at the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC), recently presented at the American Society on Aging’s Aging in America Conference in Chicago.
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The Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 required the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to make significant nutrition improvements in federally-funded school meals, as well as to improve the overall quality of the food sold at school.Read more
FACT: 99 Percent of All School Districts Have Implemented the School Nutrition Standards
FACT: Parents Support the New School Nutrition Standards
FACT: More Low-Income Students Participate in School Meals
FACT: Children Eat More Fruits and Vegetables
The Center for American Progress, the Coalition on Human Needs, Witnesses to Hunger, the Food Research & Action Center, Feeding America, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics joined together to launch a national campaign that asked individuals across the country to share their personal experiences with the nation’s nutrition assistance programs. This booklet is a result of that call to action.Read the report
Infographic listing economic struggles of seniors in the U.S.Download the infographic
Information on using the StoryCorps app, a free mobile application which walks users through an interview by providing easy to follow, step-by-step guidelines.Find out more