Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 5/21/2012 - 7:00 PM
Category: Consent Agenda
Type: Action
Subject: 9.22 (Item #27) Approve submission of the Action for Healthy Kids grant for Mt. Diablo and Ygnacio Valley High Schools.
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Summary: Staff requests permission to submit an Action for Healthy Kids grant for Mt. Diablo and Ygnacio Valley High Schools to develop nutrition education materials about the importance of eating fruits and vegetables and to host a Healthy Grilling Lunch Event at each school during the 2012-13 school year. Mt. Diablo Unified School District’s Food and Nutrition Services Department in partnership with the Wellness City Challenge, the Regional Occupational Program (ROP) and the Mt. Diablo CARES After School Programs will work collaboratively to implement this grant. The goals of the Action for Healthy Kids grant will be to:
1. Educate the student population about the new USDA meal plan and the benefits of eating fruits and vegetables.
2. Provide nutritional and caloric information about fruits and vegetables to students, staff, and parents.
3. Increase the consumption of fruits and vegetables by students and reduce amount of discarded produce.
4. Provide a school wide tasting of a variety of freshly grilled vegetables.

The grant will provide funding to purchase a commercial propane grill and food needed to serve the entire student populations at Mt. Diablo and Ygancio Valley High Schools at the “Healthy Grilling Lunch Event”. If funded, the grant will provide $4,000 for 2012-13 school year
Funding: Funding is provided by the Action for Healthy Kids Grant.
Fiscal Impact The grant is for $4,000 for 2012-13 school year. There is no unrestricted general fund contribution requirement.
Recommendation: Approve authorization to submit grant and acceptance if awarded.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Stephanie Roberts - Director of Development
Signed By:
Anna Fisher - Director of Food Services
Signed By:
Rose Lock - Assistant Superintendent of Middle
Signed By:
Greg Rolen, Esq. - General Counsel
Signed By:
Bryan Richards - Chief Financial Officer
Signed By:
Steven Lawrence - Superintendent