This year’s Healthy Start Award Ceremony will be held on April 27th from 10:00 – 11:30 AM in the Great Hall of Flags of the Massachusetts State House. Over 130 schools from 24 districts across the state will be recognized and receive a $500 unrestricted grant award. New Bedford Public Schools will receive the 2017 Healthy Start Leadership Award and accompanying $10,000 grant for their commitment to expand universal free, after the bell, breakfast in the classroom (BIC) programming across the district, reaching 13,000 students. Click here to learn more.
ATB BIC is proven to boost school breakfast participation, fuel student learning, improve student wellness, and leverage untapped federal reimbursements to support improvements to school nutrition departments. Click here to access the grant application and to see what school leaders across Massachusetts are saying.