Child Nutrition Coalition

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Join us to ensure that children 18 and under have access to healthy, nutritious food. Despite the booming economy, many hard-working families can't keep pace with the escalating cost of living. These factors are forcing parents to choose between spending money on housing, education, medications or food. Leveraging the Federal Nutrition Programs, the Child Nutrition Coalition is focused on expanding participation in the School Breakfast and Lunch Programs, the Child and Adult Care Food Program and the Summer Food Programs to help meet the nutritional needs of children.

Over 50 community partners providing programming and/or meals to youth have come together to break down silos and work toward optimizing the use of the federal funds set aside to feed children. The Coalition is striving to reach a greater percentage of our at-risk youth by using innovative community partnerships. In addition, we are working to educate policymakers and stakeholders about the importance of public-private partnerships in strengthening and improving the effectiveness of food and nutrition programs.

Please email meals4kids@shfb.org if you are interested in joining the Coalition. For information on particular meal programs please see the links below.

 

Breakfast

SHFB Breakfast Report 2017
FRAC Breakfast Blueprint
LAUSD Video: School Fuel, Breakfast in the Classroom
Implementation Toolkit: Breakfast After the Bell

 

Outside of School time

FRAC CACFP Fact Sheet
FRAC Case Study: CACFP Best Practices
FRAC Webinar: Back to School, Start Serving Afterschool Meals

 

Summer

Summer Meals

Summer Banner Art
Summer Flyer
Customizable Summer Flyer
Social Media Toolkit

 

General Resources

Addressing Food Insecurity: A Toolkit for Pediatricians