September 24, 2012—As part of a partnership effort with the National Dairy Council (NDC), General Mills Foodservice recently awarded grants up to $2,000 each to schools across the country through the NDC Fuel Up™ Breakfast Grant program.
The grant opportunity was open to schools enrolled in the Fuel Up to Play 60 program for the 2011-12 school year, and the monies will help awardee schools build or expand their breakfast programs. The Fuel Up to Play 60 program is a partnership between NDC and the National Football League, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, to empower youth to improve their nutrition and physical activity.
The following schools are 2012 Fuel Up Breakfast Grant program recipients:
• Carson Junior High School, Mesa, Ariz.• Lemon Crest Elementary, Lakeside, Calif.• John F. Kennedy Middle School, Plantsville, Conn.• Joseph A. Depaolo Middle School, Southington, Conn.• Holley-Navarre Middle School, Navarre, Fla.• Tarpon Springs Middle School, Tarpon Springs, Fla.• Middleton Middle School, Middleton, Idaho• Indianola Middle School, Indianola, Iowa• Anchor Bay High School, Fair Haven, Mich.• Field Elementary School, Canton, Mich.• Lakeland High School, White Lake, Mich.• Burnsville Senior High School, Burnsville, Minn.• Kennedy Secondary School, Fergus Falls, Minn.• Windsor Middle School, Imperial, Mo.• Riverside 7-8, Billings, Mont.• Lincoln Pius X High School, Lincoln, Neb.• Fredonia Primary School, Fredonia, N.Y.• White Oak Elementary, Cape Carteret, N.C.• Ardrey Kell High School, Charlotte, N.C.• Myrtle Grove Middle, Wilmington, N.C.• Broughal Middle School, Bethlehem, Pa.• Solomon Plains Junior High School, Plains, Pa.• Broad Creek Middle, Newport, S.C.• Riverside Middle School, Pendleton, S.C.• Jack Lummus Intermediate School, Ennis, Texas• Freedom Academy, Provo, Utah• WF West High School, Chehalis, Wash.
For more information about the Fuel Up Breakfast Grant program, visit http://school.fueluptoplay60.com/funds/Fuel-Up-Breakfast-Grants.php.
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