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1. Teach Students Reach Families

Connect with parents and caregivers to change the way students eat and move.

Discover ways to reach families all year long

 



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Reach Families Throughout the Year.

Provide Families with Resources for Healthy Living

Check-In at Parent Teacher Conferences  

Eat Healthy Everyday

Access Affordable/Free Healthy Food

  • Dial 2-1-1 offers advice on food stamps (CalFresh), food banks, or housing resources for families in need. Dial 2-1-1 to access hundreds of community services, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week all in multiple languages.  Visit the Dial 211 website for more information.
  • Promote farmers' markets to families for fruits and vegetables that are fresh, in season and local with affordable prices. Many vendors take WIC (Women, Infants and Children) coupons and EBT (electronic benefits transfer) cards issued as identification for the CalFresh (Food Stamp Program). See the information below:

Plan a Family Health Event

Fundraise Using Non Food items

Share Literacy Links

Exercise Everyday

  Links for Families to Find Out More....

  • Weight Control Information Network
    Provides up to date, science-based information on weight control, obesity, physical activity and related nutrition issues. Some publications are available in Spanish.
  • California Walk to School
    Promotes “International Walk to School Week” which raises awareness about the positive ways walking to school helps children and communities. Includes photos, success stories and stickers. Some handouts are available in Spanish.
  • Kids Health for Kids
    Informs parents of nutrition, health, and parenting issues. Materials are available in Spanish. The kids’ site has health information and fun games like Mission Nutrition.
  • Tufts Information Resources in Asian Languages
    Provides detailed health information in seven Asian languages: Chinese, Hmong, Khmer, Korean, Laotian, Thai and Vietnamese.
  • Food and Nutrition Information Center/National Agricultural Library
    Offers food and nutrition resources for grades pre-K – 12, links to free lesson plans, and a bibliography of journal articles addressing childhood obesity.
  • Tufts Information Resources in Asian Languages
    Provides detailed health information in seven Asian languages: Chinese, Hmong, Khmer, Korean, Laotian, Thai and Vietnamese.
  • Shaping America’s Youth
    Provides up-to-date articles and publications on childhood obesity from popular media, national initiatives and medical journals. 

    FOR STUDENTS:
  • Smart-Mouth.org
    Educates children on how to resist food industry marketing and how to fight back.
  • GirlPower
    Shares information for girls on how to choose nutritious foods, stay fit, and get the facts about health issues like eating disorders and body image.
  • BAM! (Body and Mind)
    Recommends ways that youth ages 9 – 13 can make their bodies and minds healthier, stronger and safer.
  • Kidnetic.com
    Engages children in fun physical activity while they are online. Kid friendly recipes are organized in a variety of categories, such as "Gross Out Delights".
  • CA Project Teen Lean
    Arms teenagers with the nutrition background and tools to improve their eating habits and physical activity levels.
  • Dole Super Kids
    Promotes eating more fruits and vegetables in a fun way. Kids site includes recipes, music, games, interesting facts and fitness activities.
  • Kids Health for Kids
    Provides nutrition and health information and fun games like Mission Nutrition. Click on "Staying Healthy" and you can learn abou

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Student, Family and Community Support DepartmentSan Francisco Unified School District