Educate: Barriers Keep Children from Participating in School Breakfast Programs
The School Breakfast Program exists in many schools and provides children who qualify with a healthy breakfast at no or low cost.
Unfortunately, too many kids facing hunger do not participate. The reasons vary from family to family, but Share Our Strength has identified the most common barriers preventing kids from the healthy breakfast they need to grow, thrive and succeed in school, and we're working to overcome them community by community.
So why are kids starting the day hungry?