As Canada’s first and one of the largest charities focusing on child nutrition, Breakfast for Learning operates nationally in all 10 provinces and all 3 territories and has been helping support and sustain school-based breakfast, lunch and snack programs for more than 20 years. Since starting in 1992, Breakfast for Learning has nourished over 2.9 million children with the provision of over 400 million meals and snacks.
In the 2013/14 school year, Breakfast for Learning funded 2,398 breakfast, lunch and snack programs operating within 2,109 school/community sites, supporting more than 250,707 children and youth with the provision of over 40.3 million nourishing meals and snacks.
Breakfast for Learning provides:
- Child Nutrition Program Grants – breakfast, lunch and snack funding for school-based nutrition programs
- Equipment – appliances (large and small) to meet the demands of feeding large groups of children
- Volunteer and Program Development – support to ensure programs have the tools and resources needed to run quality, sustainable programs
- Nutrition Education & Awareness – resources for children, youth, families, school staff and volunteers