National CACFP Week!

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Newsletter   |   Mar 14, 2023

Kathy Hagan, Director of Family Child Care Homes/Unaffiliated Centers Food Program

National CACFP Week is March 12-18, 2023! What is CACFP week? It’s a national education and information campaign the third week of March sponsored annually by the National CACFP Sponsors Association. It’s designed to help get the word out about the USDA’s Child & Adult Food Program works to combat hunger. Central Kentucky Community Action Council is a proud CACFP Sponsor for 21 Family Child Care Homes (FCCH) and 24 Unaffiliated Centers (UC). One FCCH closed as of March 1, 2023 due to retirement of the home care provider and we recently had two UC join us, one beginning mid-February and the other at the beginning of March 2023.

Please join us as we participate with the National CACFP Sponsors Association in getting the word out about CACFP especially during National CACFP Week March 12-18, 2023! If you know of a Family Child Care Home and/or Day Care Center who is not currently participating in the food program and would like more information, please have them contact CKCAC’s FCCH/UC Director Kathy Hagan at 270-692-2136 X501.

C = Community

The CACFP community works to ensure that all children have access to healthy foods. Share CACFP Week on social media and out in your community.

A = Awareness

Together we can raise awareness of how the CACFP works to combat hunger. Learn what you can do to promote the CACFP and advocate with a press release, a letter to congress, and a request for proclamation.

C = Children

Children receive healthy and nutritious meals through the CACFP. Educate children and parents about the CACFP with these fun activities and communication tools.

F = Food Program

The CACFP helps children learn healthy eating habits. Find out why breakfast is the most important meal of the day and learn some tips for getting kids to try new foods.

P = Participate

Hundreds of thousands of people participate in the CACFP administering the program or caring for children and adults. Show your appreciation to all of those who work with CACFP every day.