Nutrition 4 Kids

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N4K Mission

To ensure that each child in Leeds and Grenville attends school well nourished and ready to learn.

How does N4K support its mission?
N4K distributes funding to student nutrition programs
N4K offers support to initiate and maintain student nutrition programs
N4K facilitates the sharing of information between student nutrition programs
N4K promotes awareness of student nutrition programs in our community
N4K provides resources to student nutrition programs
N4K delivers best practice workshops to staff and volunteers
N4K develops community partnerships to increase financial support

Community Partners Committee (CPC)

SNPs are governed by committees (CPC) made up of community members representing, education, local business, local government, parents and public health.  In South Eastern Ontario the SNPs are part of a larger alliance and are members of an Advisory Committee that coordinates the work of all SNPs in the region.

N4K supports SNP in the following schools and community organizations in Leeds and Grenville: 

Public Schools:
Athens DHS, Benson PS, Brockville CI, Centennial ’67 PS, Commonwealth PS, Front of Yonge PS, Gananoque SS, Linklater PS, Lyn PS, Maynard PS, Meadowview PS, Merrickville PS, North Grenville DHS, Oxford on Rideau PS, Pineview PS, Prince of Wales PS, Rideau Centennial PS, Rideau DHS, Rideau Vista PS, South Branch PS, South Crosby PS, South Edwardsburg PS, South Grenville DHS, Sweet’s Corner PS, Thousand Islands ES, Thousand Islands SS, Vanier PS, Wellington ES, Westminster PS, Wolford PS, T.R. Leger Alternative Sites
 
Catholic Schools:
Holy Cross CES, J.L. Jordan CES, St. Edward CES, St. Francis Xavier CES, St. John Bosco CES, St. Joseph (Gananoque) CES,
St. Joseph (Toledo) CES, St. Mark CES
 
Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est
Academie catholique Ange-Gabriel
 
Community Groups:
YMCA Brockville, Kemptville Youth Center 

Program Information:

What is a Student Nutrition Program (SNP)?
 
A SNP provides children and youth access to healthy, nutritious food to support healthy growth and development so that they have the best opportunity to succeed and reach their full potential.

Types of SNPs
 
Schools and community groups can offer any of the following: breakfast, morning meal, snack or lunch programs.
 
A breakfast , morning meal or lunch program offers a serving from three of the four food groups from Canada’s Food Guide at one time.
 
A snack program offers  a serving  from two of the four food groups from Canada’s Food Guide at one time.
 
The four food groups are dairy (dairy alternative), fruit and vegetables, grain and meat ( meat alternative).
 
SNP are available to students at least three times per week.
 
How are SNP Funded?
 
Student Nutrition Program funding comes from many sources: parent contributions, local fundraising, corporate sponsorship, local charities, municipalities and the province. Each local program needs community partners to successfully provide meals to students.