Kids Eat Smart Foundation Newfoundland and Labrador
Address: 201-55 Elizabeth Avenue, Elizabeth Business Center, St. John’s, NL A1A 1W9
|Tel: (709) 722-1996 |
Toll Free: 1-877-722-1996
Fax: (709) 722-7250
Kids Eat Smart Foundation Newfoundland and Labrador partners with schools, communities, volunteers, and sponsors to set up and support nutritious food programs called Kids Eat Smart Clubs, organized by volunteers for school age children. Our vision is that every school age child in Newfoundland and Labrador attends school well-nourished to be ready to learn.
School age children and youth.
Highlights of Programs/Services Offered:
- 269 Kids Eat Smart Clubs operate in schools and community centres throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. Every school day with help of volunteers we serve over 38,000 meals to children and youth in Kindergarten to Grade 12. Our KES Clubs serve breakfast consisting of nutritious foods, such as fruit, yogurt, toast, whole grain cereal and milk. Our menu planning is guided by Canada’s Food Guide and the Provincial School Food Guidelines.
- KES Clubs are volunteer run and are available to any child or youth who wishes to have breakfast in a warm, welcoming and non-stigmatizing environment, at no cost to families.
- Kids Eat Smart Foundation NL provides KES Clubs with financial resources, fundraising tools, volunteer recruitment and recognition support and along with Food Safety Training.