55 Elizabeth Avenue, 2nd Floor, Elizabeth Business Center, St. John’s, NL A1A 1W9
Tel: (709) 722-1996 Toll Free: 1-877-722-1996
Facebook: @KidsEatSmartNL Fax: (709) 722-7250
Mandate: Kids Eat Smart Foundation NL 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 aged children. Our vision is that every school aged child in Newfoundland and Labrador attends school well-nourished to be ready to learn.
Target Population: School-aged children and youth
Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:
- 255 Kids Eat Smart Clubs operate in schools and community centres throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. Every school day with help of volunteers we serve over 30,000 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.
- 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.
- Kids Eat Smart Foundation NL provides KES Clubs with financial resources, fundraising tools, volunteer recruitment and recognition support and along with Food Safety Training.