Sweet Deals: School Fundraising can be Healthy and Profitable
Given rising obesity rates and children’s poor diets, it is important that all foods and beverages sold at and by schools make a positive contribution to children’s diets and health. As such, it has become no longer acceptable to sell junk food to children through school fundraisers.
This US-based guide provides practical information to support healthy fundraising in schools to set a positive example and support healthy eating by children, nutrition education, and parents’ efforts to feed their children healthfully.
February 1, 2007
The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI)
Cafeteria/Canteen, Community-at-large, School
Children (4-11), Youth (12-17)
Food Environment, Healthy Eating
Local/Municipal/Regional, Provincial, Provincial (Ontario), Provincial (outside Ontario), National, International