“I have a firm belief that healthy eating and leading a healthy lifestyle can improve attendance, academic achievement and self-esteem.”~Stephanie Wallace
We are a school in an area of all apartments. None of our students have access to a yard, much less a garden. We have a supportive staff and a great group of parents who really enjoy our garden. I have a firm belief that healthy eating and leading a healthy lifestyle can improve attendance, academic achievement, and self-esteem. I would like to “boost” up our garden and make it more accessible to all of our students.
This past year we received the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Grant from the federal government (the only school in our area), we provide students healthy snacks at recess time, three days a week. We are also recipients of a Fuel UP 360 grant to encourage more movement and healthy eating in our students. ?Thanks to the support of our community, and teachers we are able to provide a great foundation to our health initiatives.
We need to raise money to be able to make our garden dreams come true. We are so lucky to have grants that have gotten us this far. ?With your help we can provide the necessary garden space, tools, and garden-based lessons for the whole school to be a part of. ?Our students, communities, and families have worked so hard to make this a possibility. ?Please help finish what we started!
Total Budget: $10,613.86
Healthy Planet Pledged Subsidy (75% of total budget): $7,960.40
Total for school community to raise: $2,653.47
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