According to Andy Mills, Executive Director of The Food Sharing Project, the volume of healthy food being ordered by area schools has risen dramatically over the past two years: “We’ve seen […]
“Since 1985, The Food Sharing Project has been providing nutritious food to schools across Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington. Educators, and research, tell us that students who have access to healthy food can focus better on their academic tasks, are more engaged in their learning, and have more positive social interactions. Student nutrition programs at schools can take many forms but they all offer healthy food that is accessible to any student who needs nutrition, in a stigma–free environment, supported by caring adults.”
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Thank you, from the bottoms of our bellies.
Wow, look at this food. They really care about us.
Honestly, having the grab and go station in the school just helps me make it to class.
I don’t know why, but math is easier after I have something to eat.
I saw the student putting a few extra cartons of milk in his backpack, so I gently asked why, and he said he was taking it for his siblings because, "school is the only place we can get fresh milk."
“Just a note to say thank you and your helpers for all you have done for myself and my family. You don’t have to do anymore I think we will be okay for now.”