Children's Breakfast Program
Open to students, parents and teachers of Bennetto and St. Lawrence schools. Program provides a nutritious breakfast and a safe environment for children to spend time before school.
Compass Community Health (Community Room) - 438 Hughson St North, Hamilton ON, L8L 4N5
School days from 7:45 to 8:45am
Goals of Program:
- Provide a nutritious breakfast to students living in the North End.
- Provide a supervised environment for children who might otherwise be alone in the morning before school.
- Provide volunteer opportunities for community members.
Description of Program (activities, participants, etc.):
- The Breakfast Club began in April 1995 and serves two North End schools, Bennetto and St. Lawrence, by providing a nutritious breakfast Monday through Friday to their students.
- A typical breakfast may include fruit, toast with cheese, butter or jam, cereal , eggs, bagels, with milk and water to drink. There are also special breakfasts served throughout the year.
- The program is run by staff and community volunteers who prepare and serve breakfast each morning.
- The program is currently serving 35-65 students every morning. Local churches, schools, service organizations, and businesses provide cash or food donations.
- Assistance with homework is provided.
For more information, please contact: Jenna McHugh 905-523-6611 ext. 3007