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COVID will continue into summer. Meals should too.

April 30, 2020

State and federal officials have warned social distancing guidelines will remain for some time. Food insecurity will continue to grow as the economy and jobs slowly rebound. Kids will continue to need regular meals through the summer.

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Celebrating our #FrontLineHeroes on #SLHD

April 29, 2020

In honor of School Lunch Hero Day (#SLHD), we say THANK YOU to school nutrition heroes fighting food insecurity on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response.

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Charter Schools Meet Community Food Needs

April 22, 2020

St. Paul Charter School Community School of Excellence (CSE) is distributing 2,000 weekly COVID-19 meal bundles – 800 more than its enrollment – to kids in its community.

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CKC is ‘Essential’ Business

March 26, 2020

Under the governor's executive order, CKC is ESSENTIAL! We will continue feeding kids who are out of school under the governor's school-closure mandate.

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Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program Deadline Soon

March 26, 2020

The USDA Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) provides a variety of wonderful fresh produce to eligible elementary schools for free. The deadline to apply is April 14.

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Meals Offered During Closures Bring Increased Revenues

March 25, 2020

During COVID-19-related closures, the USDA is reimbursing schools at a higher per-meal-rate than meals served when school is in session. Don’t refer your revenues away! CKC can help you meet your scholars’ needs.

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CKC and Clients Provide Nearly 100,000 Meals During 2-Week Closure

March 24, 2020

When Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz order all public schools to close to help contain the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, CKC and its client schools and nonprofits acted fast to make sure they continued feeding kids.

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Talking to Kids About COVID-19

March 24, 2020

If young people in your school or in your midst are struggling to understand the coronavirus/COVID-19 and its impact on daily life, several media have stories and resources to help.

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Valuable Feedback Gained Through Taste Testing

February 26, 2020

Annual taste-testing sessions with scholars and staff members at our client schools provide us valuable feedback on items under consideration for our menus. Recently, Seven Hills Preparatory Academy held one such taste-testing session with 18 scholars in grades 6-8.

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Participate in #NSBW20

February 25, 2020

National School Breakfast Week 2020 (#NSBW20) is March 2-6! Join schools across the country in promoting the health and academic benefits of school breakfast.

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