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About Us

About Us

The School District of Philadelphia’s EAT.RIGHT.NOW. Nutrition Education Program is a part of the Pennsylvania Nutrition Education TRACKS, a statewide program that provides Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) to individuals and families who are eligible to receive SNAP benefits.  EAT.RIGHT.NOW provides free nutrition outreach programs and services to eligible Philadelphia school students, teachers, staff, administrators and caregivers.  The EAT.RIGHT.NOW Program is based at both school and community sites, during school hours as well as after school, and involves nutrition education at various levels.

Community Partners

The School District of Philadelphia joins forces with many agencies aroiund the city to bring nutrition education into the classroom.  Below is a list of our community partners.

Drexel University Nutrition Center

Albert Einstein Medical Center

The Food Trust

Health Promotion Council

Urban Nutrition Initiative 

 



 

Funded by the PENNSYLVANIA NUTRITION EDUCATION TRACKS, a part of USDA's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).  To find out how the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program can help you buy healthy foods, contact the PA Department of Public Welfare's toll-free Helpline at 800-692-7462.  This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
 

Our Vision

The vision of Food and Nutrition Service is to end hunger and improve nutrition and health.

Our Mission

PENNSYLVANIA NUTRITION EDUCATION TRACKS

The mission of PENNSYLVANIA NUTRITION EDUCATION TRACKS is to develop and implement community-based nutrition education programs for individuals and families who receive or are eligible to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance. The goal of nutrition education in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is that participants and applicants will make healthy choices within a limited budget and choose active lifestyles.  The program aims to foster positive behavioral changes related to nutrition and physical activity. Education is provided in collaboration with numerous community partners. PA TRACKS is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) and with matching state and local support. PA TRACKS is managed by the Penn State University College of Health and Human Development.