National School Lunch Program

Back to School: The ABC’s of Changes to School Meals

By: Richard Hill

With over 30 million students eating at least one meal at school each day, schools not only offer an opportunity for children to enjoy nourishing food but also a chance to learn healthy eating habits and important social skills.

Arby’s Foundation Commits to Provide More Than 10 Million Meals to Children in Need This Summer Through “School’s Out, Food’s In” Program

Series of Events Hosted by Arby’s to Raise Awareness of Summer Hunger in America
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ATLANTA, May 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ – As the final bell nears at schools across America, millions of children await the joys of summer.  But for millions more, that closing bell brings uncertainty about when and where their next meal will come from.  According to No Kid Hungry, of the 22 million kids who receive a free or reduced-price lunch during the school year, only 17.5 percent receive proper nourishment during the summer months.

Blessings in a Backpack Receives More Than $170,000 to Feed Children Through CBS RADIO and CBS EcoMedia Partnership

Donations from Station Advertisers Expected to Feed Over 700 Children in 12 Communities Nationwide
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LOUISVILLE, KY, September 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ – For many students, returning to the classroom in the fall also means the return of steady meals. Blessings in a Backpack, a nonprofit dedicated to ensuring that elementary school children who may otherwise go without meals are fed over the weekends, today announced results of a partnership with CBS RADIO that will feed over 700 students in 12 communities across the country during the 2013-2014 school year.

More than 3,600 Campbell Employees Volunteer for “Make A Difference Week”

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CAMDEN, NJ., Oct. 16, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) employees will participate in the company’s annual week of service, “Make a Difference Week,” which consists of 90 volunteer projects across the U.S. and Canada.  Approximately 3,600 employees, including three-quarters of the staff headquartered in Camden, will participate in activities to support Campbell’s commitment to measurably improving the health of young people. Campbell’s “Make a Difference Week,” which takes place Monday, Oct. 15 through Friday, Oct.

Sodexo Serves Up Healthy and Nutritious School Meals on a Balanced Plate

Sodexo Schools Applauds USDA for Adopting Proven Model for Student Nutrition Programs
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) GAITHERSBURG, Md. - June 2, 2011 - Sodexo applauds the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for adopting the balanced plate as the new graphic representation for good nutrition with the new MyPlate icon. Sodexo, a student well-being champion that serves more than 480 school districts across the country, began teaching students about good nutrition using a balanced plate concept at the start of the 2010-2011 school year.
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