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425 Topsail Road, St. John’s, NL A1E 5N7

Tel: (709) 454-5323            Fax: (709) 754-4520   Email: 


Mandate: To operate a non-stigmatizing program that provides a hot nutritious lunch to school children regardless of their family’s financial situation.

Target Population: School children

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

  • The School Lunch Association serves hot, nutritious lunches to the children of Newfoundland and Labrador every school day.
  • The School Lunch Association serves approximately 6,200 lunches per day, in 36 different schools. Meals are cooked onsite in each of their 36 locations. They also employ 75 people.
  • To appeal to the children’s different tastes the employees prepare well-balanced nutritious meals for a diverse monthly menu.
  • By sending home a monthly menu and envelope, parents are involved in what their child eats each day at school. To remove any stigma that might be associated with being provided a lunch, all children in the school are given a menu and envelope to be delivered to their parent(s) or guardian(s). The actual amount contributed by each family remains confidential.
  • Parents are also able to place their orders online at
  • They encourage all parents to visit their website for further information.


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