Making Healthy Food Accessible

Providing Equal Opportunities for Kids to Eat Well

Everyone has a right to access healthy foods. However, due to a variety of reasons, families might not have the means to offer healthy choices at home.

Schools can play an important role in offering students healthy foods.

Hunger and Students
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Universal meal programs are another way to make sure all students have at least one healthy meal or snack each day. These types of programs are designed to be made available to all students without singling out those who may come to school hungry.

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