Gladstone Secondary: Breakfast Club

Gladstone Secondary: Breakfast Club

At least 10 per cent of Gladstone Secondary School’s students — who number more than 1,300 — are arriving at school every day not haven eaten breakfast.¬† Food insecurity and lack of adequate nutrition are serious issues for adolescent development, and research has shown that providing breakfast at the start of the school day vastly improves a student’s chances for success. ¬†Gladstone Secondary has applied to The Vancouver Sun Children’s Fund Adopt-a-School program for $10,000 to start a breakfast program for the student population’s most vulnerable teens.

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