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 12-18, 2023


Thank you to all CEs who ordered CACFP Week and WIC Resources. We are currently sending those items to your facilities. Please ensure all employees are aware of the shipment’s arrival.
Current 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


Current Outreach Resources
2020 Menu Ideas

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.

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.
Poster - Use these two posters to advertise to parents and the community that you are celebrating CACFP Week. This poster is an 11x17” if printed and it is available in Spanish. Simply hang it up in your lobby or receiving area for the week.
CACFP Week Poster Poster 2 - Use these two posters to advertise to parents and the community that you are celebrating CACFP Week. This poster is an 11x17” if printed and it is available in Spanish. Simply hang it up in your lobby or receiving area for the week.
CACFP Week Fillable PR Press Release - Use this fillable press release to alert your community to what you are doing to celebrate National CACFP Week.
social media ad 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 Placemat Placemat for Adult Participants – A printable placemat 11x17” to engage adults during mealtimes with or without a partner.
CACFP Week Activity Sheets Activity Sheets for Children - Print out these 15 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.
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)

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, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

1. Mail:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
2. Fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
 
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
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