HOFFMAN ESTATES – Tate & Lyle, a leading global provider of ingredients and food and beverage solutions, said it supports Enders-Salk Elementary School’s free breakfast program for the sixth year in a row. The school is located in Hoffman Estates, where the global business and food innovation center Tate & Lyle is located.
The partnership between Tate and Lyle and Enders-Salk is part of the Elementary Township Township Program 54 of the Education Foundation 4 Thought, which finds sponsors for schools that want to provide students with a free lunch program in the federal program to help them get started. day ready for training. Over the past five years, Tate & Lyle has provided more than 50,000 nutritious breakfasts for those Enders-Salk school students who qualify for the federal free lunch program, making up about 30 percent of the student body.
In addition to providing breakfast support through partnership, the local Tate & Lyle team provides guidance and communication through nutrition education sessions, support in planting and harvesting in the school garden, sharing professional advice and judging at the school’s annual science fair back this spring. does. after a two-year break.
This year, 120 projects were presented at the scientific exhibition, which is a record that awards were given to the six best projects and students.
Shana Bender, analytical manager of Tate & Lyle, who volunteered at Enders-Salk and judging, said: “We are passionate about food and share what a career in science can be like for students – it’s a winning combination.” left.