To: Parents &
From: Robbin Remster, Supervisor of Food Service
Date: December 2013
Re: Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act 2010
The Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act (HHFKA) is an initiative of Michele Obama to reduce childhood obesity and its long range detrimental effects on health & wellness. (Read more about the HHFKA here)
The HHFKA is a five year plan of new regulations which impact our school breakfast, lunch and after school snack programs. The information on required changes is often late from the state agency.
Here is a brief summary as of this date:
The HHFKA also requires an Offer vs. Serve Policy:
A Child Nutrition & Wellness Committee is now forming. If you would like to participate, please contact me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
I believe nutritious meals are served by our "lunch ladies" and they are a good value. We appreciate your support as the department must generate sufficient revenue to cover all expenses incurred including: salaries, benefits, pension, food, paper supplies, repairs and new equipment as needed.
Please contact me with any questions or concerns using my email address.