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NSLP Afterschool Snack Service - FAQs

The National School Lunch Program Afterschool Snack Service is a federally-assisted snack service that provides cash reimbursement to encourage or assist schools in serving snacks to children after the regular school day. The afterschool snack component of the NSLP helps children fully engage in afterschool programming by filling the hunger gap many children face in the afternoon and early evening. Children participating in an approved afterschool care program age 18 and under, and participating children who turn 19 during the school year, are eligible to receive reimbursable snacks through the NSLP.

Resource | Webinars/Videos
Energize Your Day with School Breakfast Webinar .

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) began the rollout of updated nutrition standards for the School Breakfast Program at the start of the 2013-14 school year. In recognition of the important role breakfast plays in every child's day, the President's Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition (PCFSN) is highlighting the many benefits of eating a school breakfast as part of its back to school campaign. Together, we are coordinating efforts to ensure that the message reaches as many parents, students, school officials, and community leaders as possible. We cannot accomplish this task alone and invite you to learn more about our recent activities and see where they might complement your own.

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Dominique Dawes: School Breakfast is for Everyone

Three time Olympian and Co-chair of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition talks about the benefits of a nutritious school breakfast. The School Breakfast Program includes healthier options starting Fall 2013 as a result of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act passed by congress in 2010. USDA's Food and Nutrition Service is supporting schools as they make improvements school meals and other foods sold in schools. 

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Felix Kids PSA

Olympic gold medalist and record-setting track and field sprinter Allyson Felix, a member of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition, explains how school breakfast can help students energize their days. The School Breakfast Program includes healthier options starting Fall 2013 as a result of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act passed by congress in 2010. USDA's Food and Nutrition Service is supporting schools as they make improvements to school meals and other foods sold in schools.

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Paid Lunch Equity PowerPoint

To ensure that sufficient funds are provided to the food service account from paid lunches

Resource | Infographics
Smart Snacks in School Infographic

The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 requires USDA to establish nutrition standards for all foods sold in schools — beyond the federally supported meals programs. This new rule carefully balances science-based nutrition guidelines with practical and flexible solutions to promote healthier eating on campus.

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“Smart Snacks in Schools" Nutrition Standards - Interim Final Rule Q&As

The new standards will allow schools to offer healthier snack foods for our children, while limiting junk food served to students. Students will still be able to buy snacks that meet common-sense standards for fat, saturated fat, sugar, and sodium, while promoting products that have whole grains, low fat dairy, fruits, vegetables or protein foods as their main ingredients.

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Recursos para cuidado infantil de la iniciativa "¡A Moverse! (Let's Move!)"

El Centro para Organizaciones Religiosas y Comunitarias del Departamento de Agricultura de los EEUU y el Servicio de Alimentos y Nutrición están colaborando con los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades para organizar un webinar, o seminario virtual, en español que se enfoca en la iniciativa de Cuidado Infantil del programa Cuidado Infantil ¡A Moverse! (Let's Move! Child Care) de la Primera Dama Michelle Obama para prevenir la obesidad infantil.

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Boys and Girls Club of America and Using the Summer Food Service Program

Tiffani Ponder, Healthy Lifestyles Director at BGCA HQ, and Jennifer Aumeier, Nutrition Director of BGCA of Ada County in Idaho talk about how BGCAs across the country can utilize the Summer Food Service Program to enhance their programs, recruit more kids, and help feed hungry children during the summer. It's a win-win situation for everyone.

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