Help Identify the SNF 2017 School Nutrition Heroes


The School Nutrition Foundation's (SNF) Celebration of School Nutrition Heroes

We have awards for those who do an outstanding job as school nutrition employee, manager, and director. What sets the recognition of School Nutrition Hero apart is that the recognition is for those SNA members who go beyond the responsibilities of the job. School Nutrition Heroes who are recognized at the Celebration event for the School Nutrition Foundation are those who have an impact beyond the school nutrition program in the school and/or in the community.

Past heroes have started homeless shelters, created a clothes closet for prom and graduation outfits for those who couldn’t afford to buy clothes for special events, coached Special Olympics teams, raised money for scholarships and children’s hospitals, helped school nutrition personnel who were effected by hurricanes and tornados, and more.

When you hear about these heroes, you probably think of “unsung” heroes that you know. Tell us about the people who go “above and beyond” and contribute to the school and/or the community beyond the school nutrition program. If you know of such an individual, you have the opportunity to nominate that person for the School Nutrition Foundation’s (SNF) 2017 Celebration of School Nutrition Heroes by submitting a nomination by Friday, October 21.

The five selected individuals will be honored on Monday, April 3, 2017, at the fourth annual Celebration of School Nutrition Heroes. This special fundraising event will take place at the J.W. Marriott in Washington, D.C., during SNA’s Legislative Action Conference (LAC). The event is the only fundraising event that the Foundation holds and the evening is essential to securing funding for the scholarships that the Foundation provides to SNA members annually.

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