Healthy School Meals Matter
In the United States, there is a growing epidemic of obesity among children and adolescents. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity affects 12.7 million children and adolescents. This shows that there is an opportunity to help educate and feed children proper nutrition. Schools have an excellent opportunity to educate the youth on healthy nutrition. Building positive habits early on in kids’ lifetimes leads to healthier lives for years to come. Schools have an excellent opportunity to educate the youth on healthy nutrition
It is The Bennett Foundation’s goal to address improving nutrition in schools and to properly education children on the subject. With helping organize educational programs, building new nutrition curriculum, and working on a Farm to School program, The Foundation strives to provide kids the help they need.
In the coming months, The Bennett Foundation will be working hard to continue and build on our existing programs, as well as bringing new programs to fruition. Your help and support will aid us in our endeavor to create healthier and happier communities!