School Fundraisers Can Be Healthy and Profitable!

May 3, 2012 by

School Fundraisers Can Be Healthy and Profitable!

Our May webinar recommendation


From the National Alliance for Nutrition & Activity:

Many schools rely on fundraising activities to supplement school budgets and pay for equipment, materials, supplies, and events. Unfortunately, many school fundraisers involve the sale of unhealthy foods. Given the rising obesity rates and children’s poor diets, many schools are reconsidering whether selling low‐nutrition foods is an appropriate way to raise money. However, identifying and initiating new fundraising strategies can be a challenge.

Join us for a webinar on Wednesday May 23 from 1‐2 p.m. EDT as we explore the current status of fundraising in schools, why healthy fundraising is important, and examples of profitable, healthier fundraising.


Mollie Van Lieu, National PTA
Margo G. Wootan, D.Sc., Center for Science in the Public Interest
Jamie Chriqui, PhD, Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago Casey Hinds, Kentucky Coordinated School Health Advisory Committee
One additional local example (to be confirmed)

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