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Got cookies?

The most DELICIOUS way to support youth in your community is here! From September 19th to 25, grab a Smile Cookie to make a difference. When you buy a Smile Cookie at Tim Hortons, 100% of the proceeds go back to your neighbours. This year, we’re thrilled to receive...
Senior Coordinator Communication Partnerships and Grants

Senior Coordinator Communication Partnerships and Grants

Nutrition for Learning is searching for a Senior Coordinator, Communication Partnerships and Grants. JOB SUMMARY: Nutrition for Learning’s mission is to help create wellbeing and belonging for youth in our communities through equitable, universal nutrition access...
Program – Volunteer Coordinator

Program – Volunteer Coordinator

 Program/Volunteer  Coordinator Reporting to the Executive Director and supporting the Senior Programs Coordinator. The Program/Volunteer Coordinator, coordinates volunteers within our programs, taking the lead in volunteer onboarding, support recruitment,...
How can students access nutrition this summer?

How can students access nutrition this summer?

Resources in Waterloo Region Nutrition for Learning has become synonymous with school nutrition in Waterloo Region, and we’re so grateful to have been of-service to students here for twenty-five years! We support students in classrooms at 164 schools and growing...
2022 Summer Initiatives

2022 Summer Initiatives

Many kids rely on our nutrition programs to get enough to eat each day. So what happens during summer? Thank you Mike Farwel and City News 570 for hosting Kim Wilhelm of the Waterloo Region Food Bank, Allan Bush, and our own O’neil Edwards  for talks on...
New Director of Philanthropy

New Director of Philanthropy

“After an extensive search, Nutrition for Learning is pleased to announce that Erin Moraghan will be our new Director of Philanthropy.  Erin brings many years of public service and non-profit sector leadership experience to this position.  I am confident...
Volunteer Janine Walsh

Volunteer Janine Walsh

Volunteer Janine Walsh –  Interview  Background if willing to share. (Work, life, hobbies?) Mom to two teens, I work as a Real Estate Agent in the Waterloo Region. How did you first learn about Nutrition for Learning and opportunities to volunteer? An...
Courtland Fundraiser

Courtland Fundraiser

Courtland Ave School Fundraiser for Nutrition for Learning Join us on Friday March 25th from 7-8pm with a special online concert / show with Kevin Coates (http://kevincoates.com)  to help raise money for Waterloo Region Nutrition for...
Toonies for Tummies

Toonies for Tummies

Thank you to all of our local Foodland, Sobey and Freshco stores for their amazing part in the Grocery Foundation TOONIES FOR TUMMIES campaign now until the end of March. 100% of the monies raised in our region supports Waterloo Region school programs.
Spring Fundraiser

Spring Fundraiser

A few new ways to support our Student Nutrition Programs We have an exciting new way for you to support Nutrition for Learning Student Nutrition Programs in Waterloo Region this growing season. We’re partnering with BigYellowBag®, a local company that delivers high...
The Kindness Project

The Kindness Project

This is the story of Leeim who came up with a KINDNESS PROJECT which consists of putting labels on the various Nutrition for Learning food items in the Courtland Avenue School student nutrition program.  Everyone receives a nice little message such as HAVE A GOOD DAY...
We Can and We Will

We Can and We Will

 “We Can and We Will” How the partnership with Nutrition for Learning is helping students in a Cambridge school grow and learn. Students come to school each and every day with needs. Hunger and appropriately meeting the nutritional needs of children is top of the...
Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

Right now, it’s estimated that as many as 1 in 3 children are at risk of going to school on an empty stomach. By supporting a student for a year, a month or a week, you’re making it possible for them to be nourished by fresh fruit, protein, and dairy as...
Nutrition for Learning Week

Nutrition for Learning Week

Announcing – Nutrition for Learning Week  (December 6 to 10, 2021) Community is what makes us different and we feel everyone has a rightful place at the table and should be given the opportunity to shine. Nutrition for Learning Week, initiatives and partnerships...
Thank You Hendrix Genetics

Thank You Hendrix Genetics

“Creating a brighter future, setting the standard, these are statements synonymous with the team at Hendrix Genetics, as the Executive Director at Nutrition for Learning we truly understand the hard work and dedication one needs in building a brighter future. I would...
Monthly Donors

Monthly Donors

Monthly giving is a great way to include charitable donations in your budget. Giving a small amount such as $10 each month feels more palatable than dropping $120 at the end of year donation. It’s so easy to pay with a credit card and have your donation come directly...
Did you know

Did you know

Students indicated that the snack program helped them to eat healthier by motivating them (74%), eating more fruit (86%), and making better dietary choices (68%). – Skinner et al. 2012 In Ontario, 1 in 9 children lives in poverty. Meanwhile, rates of diabetes...
Welcome from our new EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Welcome from our new EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

I am honored and humbled to have joined Nutrition for Learning as the Executive Director, we all owe a tremendous amount of gratitude to Mary D’Alton the out going Executive Director for her years of commitment and strong leadership that has left Nutrition for...
Back to School – Back to You

Back to School – Back to You

We are all enjoying this summer break but we are also aware and preparing for September which is only a few weeks away. We look forward to our Student Nutrition Programs to be operational again in school classrooms once again in September. For everyone’s safety at...
School  Nutrition Sponsorship Programs

School Nutrition Sponsorship Programs

SPONSORSHIP PROGRAMS Gold Level – $1500 Recognition on social media, Thank You Note from School and Students and logo on their School Fundraising Portal page and Volunteer Opportunities. Silver Level – $1000 Recognition on social media, Thank You Note from...
New Executive Director Announcement

New Executive Director Announcement

O’NEIL EDWARDS Executive Director After an extensive search led by the Nutrition for Learning Board of Directors, we are proud to announce that O’NEIL EDWARDS has accepted the position of Executive Director to begin August 3, 2021. O’neil Edwards BA, MBA, is an...
Become a Monthly Supporter

Become a Monthly Supporter

When you become a Nutrition for Learning Insider as a monthly donor, you will join a special group of people providing nutrition for students in schools across Waterloo Region. “The thought of hungry children bothers me. Contributing on a monthly basis makes it so...
Thank You – Hendrix Genetics

Thank You – Hendrix Genetics

Hendrix Genetics employees have been supporting Nutrition for Learning programs with employee deductions directed to support local Waterloo Region Student Nutrition Programs for the last 5 years with matching grants from the corporation. Their support over the last 5...
Summer Smiles

Summer Smiles

Summer Servings of Snacks & Smiles Our Summer Pop Up Snack Programs are currently underway serving universal access to a week’s worth of nutritious snacks at locations across Waterloo Region. Locations and schedules of our pop up programs are available...
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