"got breakfast?" MISSION STATEMENT

"got breakfast?" works to ensure that every child, regardless of background, starts the school day with a nutritious breakfast in order to learn, grow and develop to his or her fullest potential.

"got breakfast?" aims to increase access to breakfast programs to help fight obesity, raise test scores and improve overall health.

"got breakfast?" will help educate communities across the country on the lifelong benefits of eating nutritious meals and support children to lead healthy and strong lives.

Children who eat breakfast -
  • establish healthier habits for later in life
  • have fewer absences and incidences of tardiness
  • show improvement in performance on math, reading and standardized test scores
  • are more likely to behave better in school
  • on a regular basis are less likely to be overweight
School breakfast provides 14 the recommended amounts of protein, calcium, iron, vitamin A and vitamin C for the day.