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Our latest news bites
For the eighth consecutive year (wow!), Union Gas employees helped prepare a morning meal for the Halton Food for Thought partner program at Holy Cross School CES in Georgetown. Holy Cross CES is grateful for the ongoing support from Union Gas and their donation of $1000 to the student nutrition program through its Helping Hands in Action program.read more
Oodenawi student volunteers – make sure all 1100 students have access to healthy food in their classrooms!
We know that students arrive at school hungry for a variety of reasons.
We know that hungry students lose up to 132 minutes of learning time per day.
In June 2019 Holy Rosary CES Burlington learned they were the recipients of a Farm to School Grant application for funding completed with thanks to one key parent, the public health nurse team and school administration. In March of 2019 Holy Rosary launched a Salad Bar program with 81 student participants… and they have never looked back!read more
over 75% of all Halton students have access to a Student Nutrition Program
Students in the 2017-18 school year
It costs just $1 to feed 2 students breakfast each day.
volunteers assist us across Halton region including 1060 student volunteers