Prince George's County partners with Kellogg's for National School Breakfast Week

Cereal company pledges donations to local food bank

March 08, 2012

Students and staff at Prince George's County Public Schools are celebrating National School Breakfast Week March 5 to 9 in partnership with Kellogg's cereal company, to increase nutrition awareness and help a local Feeding America food bank.

For each school breakfast purchased by students during the week, Kellogg's will donate a bowl of cereal to a local food bank through its "Eat, Share, Prosper" program.

According to school officials, Prince George's County public school serve an average of 170,000 breakfasts each week. The school also has a Breakfast in the Classroom program at 45 elementary and middle schools, where students eat a nutritious, balanced breakfast during the first 10 to 15 minutes of the school day in their classrooms instead of the cafeteria.

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