National School Lunch Week
The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) serves nearly 30 million children every school day. President John F. Kennedy created National School Lunch Week (NSLW) in 1962 to promote the importance of a healthy school lunch in a child’s life and the impact it has inside and outside of the classroom.
#NSLW23 will be celebrated October 9-13, 2023.
Check back in Summer 2023 for the official #NSLW23 logo, theme and resources.
#NSLW24 is coming soon!
Check back in Summer 2023 for official #NSLW23 artwork, resources and more!
Start Planning Your National School Lunch Week Celebration
Learn about how National School Lunch Week was created and the importance and goals of the National School Lunch Program.
See how SNA members across the country celebrated "Peace, Love and School Lunch" during National School Lunch Week in October 2022.
Benefits of School Lunch
Balanced nutrition throughout the day contributes to student success in and out of the classroom! The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) offers students fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean protein and fat free or low fat milk with every school lunch.
Click on the link to read more about the proven benefits of the National School Lunch Program.
Schools Celebrate National School Lunch Week 2022
Schools nationwide are raising awareness of the benefits of healthy school meals during National School Lunch Week, October 10-14.
Join USDA & SNA in Celebrating NSLW!
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