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School Fundraisers – Positive Changes in Foods Sold, but Room for Improvement Remains

This US-based issue brief reviews the evidence related to in-school fundraising activities that include the sale of unhealthy foods and beverages, as well changes to the school food environment over the past decade. This brief also describes potential strategies that may offer opportunities for schools to successfully raise funds without adversely impacting student health.

Resource Information

Date

March 1, 2016

Author

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Type

Evidence Summary

Setting

Community-at-large, School

Age

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

Topic

Food Environment, Food Marketing, Healthy Eating, Sugar-Sweetened Beverages or Energy Drinks

Jurisdiction

International

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