Outside Resources

Community Connections

  • Action for Healthy Kids is a nonprofit and volunteer network fighting childhood obesity and undernourishment by working with schools to help kids learn to eat right, be active every day and be ready to learn. Their website includes tools and fact sheets about childhood obesity, nutrition and physical activity.
  • School Food Service Directors can partner with local programs, offer tips on meal or snack preparation, or help with taste tests and other promotions around food and nutrition.
  • The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) serves to safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, & young children who are at nutritional risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care. Their website includes a listing of state nutritional coordinators and farmers markets.