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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.

Resource Information

Date

February 1, 2007

Author

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI)

Type

Guide

Setting

Cafeteria/Canteen, Community-at-large, School

Age

Children (4-11), Youth (12-17)

Topic

Food Environment, Healthy Eating

Language

English

Jurisdiction

Local/Municipal/Regional, Provincial, Provincial (Ontario), Provincial (outside Ontario), National, International

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