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Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity Program (NUPAO)

Salad Bars - Raising the Bar in Arizona Schools

The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) has partnered with the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) to promote salad bars in schools as part of the Arizona Champions for Change: LET'S MOVE Salad Bars to Schools Initiative. This page is full of resources, whether you are starting a new salad bar or looking to improving a current salad bar.

Funding for School Salad Bars

  • LET'S MOVE Salad Bars to Schools Grants
    The grants are used to apply for the 6 foot (five well) salad bar package. This is for schools that serve at least 100 reimbursable meals. You must offer the salad bar as part of the reimbursable meals served in your district. Districts will be able to apply starting Monday, September 9, 2012. For more details visit the website.
  • Fundraising Toolkits
    These toolkits were developed by the National Fruits & Vegetable Alliance to provide information about the LET'S MOVE Salad Bars to Schools initiative, and how to approach potential funding partners. The documents in each of the toolkits are meant for anyone interested in organizing a fundraising campaign to bring salad bars to their schools. Follow these links to learn how to get started with your new potential partners:
    • Corporations/Foundations
      Use to approach a corporation or foundation about their interest in donating salad bars as part of LET'S MOVE Salad Bars to Schools. PDF | Word
    • Civic Organizations/Community Groups
      Use to approach a community or civic organization about how to donate salad bars to their local schools. PDF | Word
    • Schools Organizing Their Own Fundraising Campaign
      Share with school officials, PTA's and others to convey how to organize fundraising campaigns to purchase salad bars for their schools. PDF | Word