Breakfast Bar Program Launches in the Riverland!

Written on the 21 June 2017

At Community Living Australia, a number of clients across our regions are supported to produce and provide muesli bars to local schools and community groups, as part of a Breakfast Bar Program. Our Day Options group from the Riverland have recently begun providing these healthy snacks to the students at Monash Primary School.

The purpose for the bars and the program is that it gives the students at Monash Primary School a healthy alternative to other school snacks and provides the students who attend school without any lunch or without having had breakfast with something nutritious to eat to fuel their brains for learning throughout the school day.

The importance of nutrition and the effects it has on academic and social performance is well-documented, with kids who receive adequate nutrition achieving far greater results academically then those who don't. In order to concentrate, learn and solve complex problems students need fuel, and feedback from our partner schools indicate that they have noticed a significant difference in some of the students who receive the bars.

Supported by Renmark Foodland, the Breakfast Bar Program was rolled out in the Riverland following the success of similar programs in the Murraylands, Adelaide Hills and Fleurieu regions. The program truly supports our clients to live life to the fullest by encouraging active participation in the community, and contributing to personal development.

'Through the Breakfast Bar Program, our clients have the perfect opportunity to positively contribute to their community and to establish local working partnerships. Our clients have successfully come together with another great community group to provide a much needed service to others, and it is wonderful to see them develop their skills and confidence in the community,' said Sue Stuart, Regional Manager of the Riverland for Community Living Australia. Adding that, 'our clients really enjoy contributing value and helping others in the community in need, we have seen positive outcomes in terms of their level of self-confidence and connection to community.'

Community Living Australia's Troy and Sarah delivering the breakfast bars to students and staff at Monash Primary School


















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