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Take The Power Your Lunchbox Pledge
Whether your kids started some already, or maybe you still have a few weeks – it’s no denying that it’s back To School time. In the midst of all the school supplies and new clothes or shoes, you can’t forget about lunches. Yes, it’s time to give your kids the fuel that they need to make it through the day! I look for options that are healthy, nutritious, but are also FUN – my kids still like FUN lunches 🙂
What are some of your favorite options for lunches? Well, I am hoping that you guys will join me in taking the Power Your Lunchbox Pledge.
What is it? Well, the new Power Your Lunchbox Pledge by Produce for Kids®, is running through September 15, and encourages us parents to pack healthier lunchboxes for our kids this back-to-school season. And by taking the pledge, you also make a donation to DonorsChoose.org!
Visit Power Your Lunchbox Online – here you can pledge to pack healthier lunchboxes; get RD-approved, kid-friendly lunchbox ideas and tips; and download coupons from companies supporting the program.
Yes, there are COUPONS too 🙂
Looking for recipe ideas? Check out these from Produce for Kids:
Both recipes look delicious for a lunch…or any meal really! I can’t wait to try them myself 🙂
Want a chance to win some FUN prizes?
Produce for Kids Instagram and Twitter fans can use the #PowerYourLunchbox hash tag to show off their healthy lunchboxes throughout the program to be automatically entered to win weekly prizes and have their lunchboxes featured on Produce for Kids’ Facebook page. Prizes include bento boxes, fruit-infusing water bottles, grocery store gift cards and more.
Produce for Kids partners supporting Power Your Lunchbox Pledge include AMC Direct South African Summer Citrus, Define Bottles™, GROW by Organics Unlimited, Laptop Lunches® and Pero Family Farms®. These companies will be making a difference by helping Produce for Kids fund health and wellness classroom projects across the US through DonorsChoose.org.
DonorsChoose.org is an online charity aimed at helping public and charter schoolteachers across America obtain the supplies needed for their classrooms. To date, 152,000 public and charter schoolteachers have used DonorsChoose.org to secure $187 million in books, art supplies, technology and other resources to enhance student learning.
Teachers across the country are encouraged to begin uploading their health and nutrition-based classroom projects as early as September 1 to receive funding from the Power Your Lunchbox Pledge program. Produce for Kids will be enlisting the help of the public to match donations to all projects that meet these requirements.
Produce for Kids® is a philanthropically based organization that brings the produce industry together to educate consumers about healthy eating with fresh produce and raises funds for local children’s non-profit organizations. Since its creation in 2002 by Shuman Produce Inc., Produce for Kids has raised more than $4.8 million to benefit kids. To learn more about Produce for Kids and healthy eating,
About DonorsChoose.org Founded in 2000, DonorsChoose.org is an online charity that makes it easy for anyone to help students in need. Public school teachers from every corner of America post requests, and individuals can give directly to the ones that inspire them. To date, 152,000 public and charter schoolteachers have used DonorsChoose.org to secure $187 million in books, art supplies, technology, and other resources that their students need to learn. Visit www.donorschoose.org/intro to hear Oprah Winfrey and Stephen Colbert tell the DonorsChoose.org story.