The United Fresh Start Foundation is focused on one core mission — to increase children’s access to fresh fruits and vegetables. We believe every child should grow up with access to fresh, wholesome fruits and vegetables to ensure a stronger, healthier future.
Two students representing Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools from Freeman Elementary School, Flint Community School District, Flint, MI, helped First Lady Michelle Obama harvest the White House Kitchen Garden. Xavier Purches, a 5th grade student, and A’Layia Howard, a 4th grade student, also helped White House Chefs prepare a meal with fruits and vegetables […]
United Fresh Start Foundation Connects Chicago Produce Members with Local School District Visit Gives Local Donors a First-hand Look into How Schools are Using Salad Bars and Increasing Produce Consumption AURORA, IL (September 30, 2016) – On Wednesday, September 28, the United Fresh Start Foundation organized an opportunity for salad bar donors from the Chicago […]
2016 Tip Murphy Legacy Golf Tournament Benefits United Fresh Start Foundation More than $30,000 Raised to Support Salad Bars for Schools and Foundation Programs The 2016 Tip Murphy Legacy Golf Tournament held Monday, August 29 at the Oasis Golf Club near Cincinnati, Ohio saw a record number of produce and retail representatives come together for […]
Bayer Invests $20,000 in the United Fresh Start Foundation to Increase Children’s Access to Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Sunnyslope Elementary Students Receive New Salad Bar and Participate in Apple Variety Taste Test Wenatchee, WA (Sept. 21, 2016) – Bayer, in partnership with the United Fresh Start Foundation, is providing a new salad bar to Sunnyslope […]
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On Monday, August 29, the United Fresh Start Foundation will host the 2016 Tip Murphy Legacy Golf Tournament at the Oasis Golf Club near Cincinnati, Ohio. For the third consecutive year, tournament proceeds will benefit the United Fresh Start Foundation’s programs and activities to increase children’s access to fresh fruits and vegetables. “We are honored […]
United Fresh Produce Association’s Vice President, Nutrition and Health, Dr. Lorelei DiSogra, provided recommendations to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) WIC Food Package Review Committee that would increase fruits and vegetable for WIC participants.
Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in upstate New York, northern Pennsylvania and western Vermont, in partnership with the United Fresh Start Foundation, today unveiled its first of four salad bar donations to select Buffalo Public Schools.
On Saturday, March 12, United Fresh CEO Tom Stenzel joined California State Superintendent of Education Tom Torlakson and leaders from Silicon Valley’s renowned high-tech business sector at the 3rd annual Lam Research “Heart & Soles 5K”, benefitting salad bars for schools in San Jose, Santa Clara County and surrounding communities.
Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools
Each day in America, more than 30 million children eat meals in schools. That adds up to more than 2.2 billion breakfasts and over 5 billion lunches served each year! Our foundation is helping students across the nation gain access to fresh fruits and vegetables in schools in a number of creative ways. SALAD BARS […]