Dishing Up 5 Million Breakfasts for South African Children

My friend, Cassie, blogged this entry.  I think it is an important thing about which to remind parents who can afford the cost of the breakfast, but not always the time.  Take time to have breakfast yourself as well.

Life with a Ladybug

On Wednesday 14 January, over 12 million learners headed back to school after the long summer break, but started their day on empty stomachs:  nearly one-fifth of South African children are not eating breakfast before going to school. To help address this need, Kellogg is launching a large-scale Breakfast for Better Days™ Initiative, which will provide five million servings of breakfast to children throughout 2014, with 25 000 school children receiving breakfast every school day.

Cindy Nell-Roberts shares breakfast with learners at Ikwezi Primary School in SowetoWith one in eight people around the world facing food insecurity each day, Kellogg Company and its foundation, the Kellogg’s Corporate Citizenship fund, have pledged to provide a billion servings of breakfast and snacks to children and families who need it most, through this global initiative. In South Africa, a breakfast of Kellogg’s cereal and milk will be provided to children in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Western Cape and Eastern Cape provinces. Partnering with Kellogg are FoodBank…

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