Foods for Kids Montgomery is truly a special organization. I
first became involved with RFKM over three years ago. During
this time they have been able to work collaboratively with MCPS
on a host of issues ranging from ingredients in school
breakfasts and lunches to the types of food, operating hours,
and availability of vending machines on school property. Their
advocacy work has resulted in positive changes for students.
RFKM continues to get results for those who matter most--our
George Leventhal, Montgomery County Council Member
Your support makes our work of improving the school food
in MCPS possible. See some of the concrete results
you have supported with your donations. All donations are tax-deductible through
our fiscal sponsor, Chesapeake Institute for Local Sustainable
Food and Agriculture.
RFKM is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization under our fiscal
sponsor, Chesapeake Institute for Local Sustainable Food and
Agriculture, and all donations
I have supported Real Food for Kids -
Montgomery (RFKM) over the past two years because I believe in the
value of setting our kids up for success in the classroom - and that
begins with eating healthy meals for sustained attention, optimal
nourishment, and for their general wellbeing. RFKM is an effective
grassroots organization that has offered valuable assistance to all
Montgomery county schools that are aiming to improve their school
food offerings. Nearly every school in the county has a parent that
has joined RFKM, and as a result they can easily access tools and
help from other representatives as well as RFKM’s leadership. In
addition, having volunteered my time to fundraise for RFKM, I can
attest to the fact that it is a responsibly managed organization. So
I feel that my donations are not only going to a worthy cause but
that they will be spent well.
-Monica Medrek, parent of Westland Middle School students
in early 2015, I became aware of RFKM through its e-newsletter.
I reached out to RFKM with a suggestion and they responded
immediately--they even liked my suggestion. At that time, my own
professional interests in children's health clearly overlapped
with many of RFKM's goals. I got hooked. I donated. With
retirement approaching, I decided it was even time to give time
back as volunteer and so I joined RFKM's Advisory Board. It all
makes sense to me and I'll continue to give.
- Joe Hawkins, parent of MCPS graduates