About York Region Food for Learning
York Region Food for Learning is a diverse community partnership dedicated to supporting breakfast and snack programs in schools. We provide expertise, funding, and resources to develop and sustain breakfast and snack programs in York Region schools.
Programs are carried out at York Region schools and other sites across the 9 municipalities of: Aurora, East Gwillimbury, Georgina, King Township, Markham, Newmarket, Richmond Hill, Vaughan, and Whitchurch-Stouffville.
All students in York Region will have access to inclusive nutrition programs within the school community that support their learning and health.
HOW WE HELP SCHOOLS IN YORK REGION
Advise about program start-up, management, student nutrition and menu planning
Assist with obtaining funds, food donations and equipment
Assist with regulatory requirements relating to food safety and storage
Assist with identifying and using community resources
Assist with building local partnerships
Increase awareness of York Region Food for Learning
Advocate for student nutrition programs at the local and provincial level
Support the training of local volunteers in order to deliver student nutrition programs
DONORS & SUPPORTERS
Many organizations, local businesses and individuals have generously supported school breakfast and snack programs throughout York Region.