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August 2013

Take the School Breakfast Challenge!

There is still time to register for the School Breakfast Challenge. Three districts in North Jersey and three in South Jersey with the highest increases in student participation in school breakfast will win:

» 1st place: $5,000 food service equipment grant and NFL player visit/pep rally
» 2nd place: $2,000 food service equipment grant to sustain breakfast service
» 3rd place: $1,000 food service equipment grant to sustain breakfast service

Register today!

View this helpful video about serving breakfast in the classroom.

Aug. 29 Webinar to Help Boost Student Participation in School Meals

Gear up for the new school year and learn what you can do as an advocate, school administrator, or school nutrition director to increase participation in the school nutrition programs. This webinar will feature effective strategies for the new school year to improve access for Limited English Proficient families, offer universal free meals, and implement alternative breakfast service models.

Register today for this free webinar.

Hold the Date!

On Oct. 1, 2013, Advocates for Children of New Jersey will release its 3rd Annual School Breakfast Report. Find out how your district compares, and ways to increase school breakfast participation. The event will be held in Edison Public Schools, which now serve breakfast after the bell to most of its students. More details to come..

In This Issue

Take the school breakfast challenge!

Webinar to boost school breakfast participation

Hold the date for ACNJ school breakfast report

The Food for Thought School Breakfast Campaign is a partnership of state agencies, child advocates, anti-hunger coalitions, statewide education organizations and national organizations.

View a list of campaign partners.

Advocates for Children of New Jersey
 35 Halsey Street 2nd Floor, Newark, NJ 07102
(Between Bleeker St. and Central Ave.)
973.643.3876 I Fax 973.643.9153 I www.acnj.org 
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