NCES receives fresh fruits & veggies grant

NCES receives fresh fruits & veggies grant
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North Charleston Elementary receives the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Grant. The grant Program is a federally assisted program providing free fruits and vegetables to students in participating elementary schools during the school day. The goal of the Fresh Fruit Vegetable Program is to improve children’s overall diet and create healthier eating habits to impact their present and future health.

NCES has been awarded a total of ,400 to purchase supplies and produce for the school year. The FFVP will help schools create healthier school environments by providing healthier food choices; expanding the variety of fresh fruits and vegetables children experience and consume; and help combat the childhood obesity epidemic.

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