NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KIWI magazine is happy to announce the winners of its National Take Your Parents to Lunch Day 2013 contest. In honor of National Take Your Parents to Lunch Day—an annual event created by KIWI that highlights school lunch—KIWI partnered with the Whole Kids Foundation to offer three $1,000 grants for participating schools.
The winning schools are: The Museum School in Decatur, Georgia; Edison Middle School in Wheaton, Illinois; and La Costa Heights Elementary School in Carlsbad, California. Each school submitted an application describing what they are doing to be green, including information on their nutrition program, school gardens, and creative ways they are being eco-friendly. They also were asked how they'd use the grant money if they won.
"We had an enormous response to this year's contest with over 400 entries," says Judy Koutsky, KIWI's Editorial Director. "We are happy to see so many schools across the country participating in this program."
KIWI's National Take Your Parents to Lunch Day takes place each year during School Lunch Week in October. At the event, parents visit their child's school and have lunch with them in the cafeteria. The program helps educate parents about what goes into creating a nutritious lunch for a child, and the event showcases how schools are working to make lunchtime a healthy endeavor.
This year's event will take place on October 15, 2014. To learn more about National Take Your Parents to Lunch Day, including how to start an event at your child's school, visit myhealthyschool.com/lunchday.
KIWI, dedicated to raising families the natural and organic way, publishes a bi-monthly print and digital magazine and websites (kiwimagonline.com, myhealthyschool.com, allergyfriendlycooking.com, kiwishop.com and greenmomsmeet.com), Moms Meet moms groups, and more. KIWI helps families balance their green ideals with their busy real lives, so that today's eco-conscious moms and dads can bring up healthy, happy, caring kids. KIWI is distributed nationally on newsstands as well as available via home subscription and pediatricians' offices. For more information visit www.kiwimagonline.com.
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