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Breakfast for Learning

About the organization

Breakfast for LearningBreakfast for Learning is a national charity dedicated to educating and empowering communities to deliver school-based nutrition programs to help children and youth realize their full potential in life. Breakfast for Learning provides funding for school-based breakfast, lunch and snack programs, and also provides equipment and appliances to help meet the demands of feeding large groups of children. The RVS schools which BFL is currently funding are:  Beiseker Community School, Chestermere Lake Middle School, Crossfield Elementary, East Lake School, Ecole Manachaban, and Meadowbrook Middle School.

In addition to providing funding, Breakfast for Learning also provides support through:

  • Volunteer and Program Development – including award winning best practices tools to ensure programs have the training and the tools needed to run quality, sustainable programs
  • Access to registered Nutritionists and Dieticians – providing credible expertise
  • Nutrition and Education Awareness – resources for children, youth, families, school staff and volunteers
  • Advocacy for a National Child Nutrition Strategy

Who can access these services?

Schools and community-based groups operating school nutrition programs can submit a grant application. Groups must operate a breakfast, lunch, or snack program for pre-Kindergarten – Grade 12 students. The program must operate at least three times per week, be open to all students at no cost, and must serve nutritious food and must adhere to the Canada Food Guide guidelines. It also must comply with local food and safety and preparation regulations and have a Local Coordinating Program Committee that is responsible for planning and administering the program.

How do you access services?

Schools can apply to access services through Breakfast for Learning. Visit the Breakfast for Learning website to complete a grant application by June 1 for the following year.

Who can I call for more information?

For more information contact the BFL Provincial Coordinator at 403.731.2354 or via email.

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