Learn Where It All Started

In 2013, SNA partnered with author Jarrett J. Krosoczka, of the “Lunch Lady” book series, to remind everyone that school nutrition employees are superheroes that deserve some recognition. Check out Jarrett Krosoczka’s Ted Talk about School Lunch Hero Day!

Then, watch him on Good Morning America sharing more about this day of celebration.

Make Your School Lunch Hero Day Special

Planning a great School Lunch Hero Day has never been easier. Check out all the stellar resources you can use to make this a celebration worthy of heroes.

Attention, parents! To learn more about school meals, visit our About School Meals pages. You can find answers to FAQs, hot topics and more.

Official Logos & Artwork

Get the official SNA School Lunch Hero logo and other artwork you can use to promote your celebration.

Get Cool Lunch Hero Merch

Every superhero deserves swag! Check out our line of official merchandise honoring heroic school nutrition professionals.

Marketing & PR Resources

Check out SNA-developed marketing tools, including an official proclamation and customizable press release.

Fun Student Activities

Have students join the party with fun printable activities such as coloring pages, greeting cards and more!

Throw a Party For Your Heroes

Discover ways to celebrate your hero by throwing them the perfect party. We’ve gathered some tips to help make the day even more special.

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