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Make your food fundraiser healthy today.

Make healthy choice the easy choice at school!

All food used for student fundraiser should meet the nutrition guideline.  Student Nutrition Services can help you check if your food or beverage meets the SFUSD Wellness Policy guidelines for fundraisers.  Send a picture of the product including: name of product, nutrition facts panel, and ingredients list to bewell@sfusd.edu.  We can also recommend healthy, fun, and profitable ways to raise money without food.

Check out www.sfusd.edu/EatWell for more ideas.

 

Removing Chocolate Milk in School Meals SY 2017-18

During the 2016-17 school year, SNS piloted removing chocolate milk from 5 school sites. During this process, we learned that families and school staff were ready for the change, and that the students would switch to white milk without complaints.  Based on these findings, chocolate milk will no longer be offered during lunchtime at elementary and middle schools starting August 2017.  Chocolate milk will be removed from high school menus starting January 2018.  For more information, read FAQ and/or the full report of the pilot.

 

Multipurpose Family Income Form is now the new Meal Application

Thank you for another year of support completing the 2017-18 Multipurpose family income form!

 

The Multipurpose family income form  is available online in 4 languages (English, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese) and another 3 laguages (Russian, Arabic, Tagalog(Filipino) will later be available. Click the button below to start your multipurpose family income form today.

 

 

Meal benefits from last school year will expire 30 school days after the start of school year. Apply by September 15th to avoid automatic paid status after that date.

 

 Multipurpose family income forms are helpful, important tools for our students and families, as well as SFUSD. By submitting a multipurpose family income form:

  • Students can access up to 3 nutritious meals per day, and qualify for free or reduced price meals.
  • Parents/Guardians may access your student's letter of eligibility anytime
  • Families eligible for the meal benefits can also qualify for other programs.
  • SFUSD receives more federal, local, and private grant funding, which is based on the total number of eligible Meal Application Forms collected.

Please help us reach our goal of collecting 100% of forms this year!


Students at 54 SFUSD schools can eat breakfast and lunch at no charge

 

During the 2017-18 school year, 54 schools will participate as Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) sites. Students at these schools are able to eat one breakfast and one lunch each day at no charge, regardless of individual eligibility for school meals.


Students attending CEP schools will fill out a multipurpose family income form in place of the annual Meal Application. Multipurpose family income form are distributed through each school.


Visit our Community Eligibility Provision page to learn more!

 

In light of recent concerns regarding the presence of BPA in school food, SFUSD is proud to share that we offer students BPA-free meals. Both SFUSD and our partners at Revolution Foods are committed to sourcing not only high-quality ingredients, but also packaging in our mission to provide SFUSD students nutritious and delicious meals.