Increase Access to Healthy School Meals

The United States Congress has begun work on a Child Nutrition Reauthorization bill. This bill will greatly impact the food we serve our kids in school and it is imperative that we get it right. Children really are our future, and we need to do all we can to set them up for success and that starts with improving and increasing access to school meals. Please help children across the country by telling your U.S. Senators to act now on child nutrition.

Not convinced that we need to act on school meals? Did you know that school meals are critically important to millions of children and families across the country. The science is clear, healthy school meals can combat food and nutrition insecurity as well as help prevent rising childhood cases of chronic disease like hypertension and diabetes. But… did you know that it can also increase school attendance and improve grades? Seriously, it’s true!

Those are just some of the reasons why we need you to tell your U.S. Senators to act now on child nutrition! Please click this link and take just 30 seconds to help ensure school aged children across the country do not go hungry and are given a chance to reach their full potential. 

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