Official #NSLW23 Resources

Use the official #NSLW23 resources to “Level Up” your school lunch game during National School Lunch Week.

Start Planning Your National School Lunch Week Celebration

NSLW is almost here! Use these SNA developed tools and resources to orchestrate a stellar celebration of school lunches. Let's "Level Up with School Lunch" this year!

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#NSLW23 Toolkit

Prepare for your 2023 National School Lunch Week celebrations with the official toolkit, available exclusively to SNA members in both English and Spanish, that includes a logistical checklist, celebration ideas, social media guidance, tips for arranging media events and more!

#NSLW23 Coloring Sheets & Activity Guide 

Get ready to help students power up their creativity during National School Lunch Week with these printable activity and coloring sheets, available in English and Spanish.


Browse the NSLW shop to purchase themed merchandise that complements your school celebrations.

Marketing & PR Resources

Explore the array of marketing resources crafted by SNA, featuring social media graphics, an official proclamation, an infographic, and a customizable press release for the fantastic #NSLW23 celebration.

Official NSLW23 Logos & Artwork

Get the official 2023 National School Lunch Week logos (available in English and Spanish) that you can use to promote your celebration.

#NSLW23 Pinterest Board

Introducing our brand-new SNA Pinterest page, with a board dedicated to #NSLW23 celebration ideas! Whether you’re looking for themed decoration concepts, delicious school lunch recipes, engaging activities, or interactive games, our Pinterest page has you covered.

Come join us on Pinterest and kickstart your journey to creating the ultimate NSLW experience today!

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.

Future Dates

October 14-18, 2024
October 13-17, 2025
October 12-16, 2026
October 11-15, 2027
October 9-13, 2028

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