CACFP Week
National CACFP Week
CACFP Week is a national education and information campaign sponsored annually by the National CACFP Sponsors Association.

The campaign is designed to raise awareness of how the USDA's Child and Adult Care Food Program works to combat hunger and bring healthy foods to the table for adults in day care and children in child care homes, centers, and in afterschool and summer meal programs across the country.
This year's
celebration 
is
March 14-18, 2022!


2021 Menus, Shopping Lists and Recipes
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CACFP Week Menus, Shopping Lists and Recipes for Adults
CACFP Week Menus, Shopping Lists and Recipes for Children


2021 Outreach Resources
2020 Menu Ideas

2020 Menu Ideas and Recipe Book - Use these menu ideas from last year and the associated recipe book as additional options to showcase new and delicious recipes at your site to celebrate CACFP Week. Consider working them into your menu's long term after your celebration ends.

CE Postcard CE Postcard - Did you miss our postcard in the mail? Here's everything you need to know about CACFP Week in one handy postcard! It can be printed or emailed.
Parent Postcard Parent Postcard - Engage parents in CACFP week by getting them involved in CACFP week with this postcard. It can be printed or emailed.
Parent Postcard for At-Risk Youth Parent Postcard for At-Risk Youth - Engage parents in CACFP week by getting them involved in CACFP week with this postcard. It can be printed or emailed.
We Are Celebrating Poster Poster - Use this poster to advertise to parents and the community that you are celebrating CACFP Week. This poster is an 8.5x11” if printed and it is dated.
Press Release Press Release - Use this fillable press release to alert your community to what you are doing to celebrate National CACFP Week.
Social Media Ads Social Media Ads - Use these social media ads (one option of three total options shown here) on your social media accounts to raise awareness about CACFP Week.
Video Background Video Background - Use this when you are on calls with your camera on to support National CACFP Week.
CACFP Week Web Banner Web Banner - Use this banner at the top of your website or social media account to raise awareness about CACFP Week.

Activities
Adult Activity Sheets Adult Activity Sheets - Use these adult activity sheets as a fun, interactive way to engage your audience. Over 30 different pages of age appropriate activities are included in this packet.
CACFP Week Activity Sheets CACFP Week 2021 Activity Sheets - Print out these 5 pages of activities to keep children engaged during National CACFP Week.
Certificate of Awesomeness Certificate of Awesomeness - Fill out and send out these awards to recognize sites that participated during National CACFP Week.
Activity Sheets Child Activity Sheets - Use these child activity sheets as a fun, interactive way to engage your audience and teach them about different foods and animals. Over 30 different pages of age appropriate activities are included in this packet.
Food for Thought Crossword
Food for Thought Crossword - You'll feel great after solving this healthy eating puzzle!
Healthy Hunting Food Cards Healthy Hunting Food Cards - Children learn names of healthy fruits and vegetables while engaged in active play. The game reinforces serving fruits and vegetables to meet requirements of the Child and Adult Care Food Program meal patterns. (Available in Spanish)
Hidden Picture Activity Sheet
Hidden Pictures - Children can explore the wonders of different food and kitchen items we use to prepare meals by finding the hidden pictures in this challenging adventure.
CACFP Weekly Activity Sheets

Weekly Educational Activity Sheets - Keep children engaged throughout CACFP Week by printing out these education activity sheets.

Word Search
Word Search - Children can explore the wonders of different food and kitchen items we use to prepare meals by finding the hidden words in this challenging adventure.

Assistance available in English and Spanish. Please call 877-TEX-MEAL (877-839-6325) for help.

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: How to File a Complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

Mail:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
Fax: (202) 690-7442; or
 
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
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