St. Andrew’s in Savannah, Georgia is pioneering new territory for lunch programs in schools by partnering with local green certified restaurant, Thrive. The pre-k through twelfth grade independent school has worked out an agreement that will be cost effective and improve the health of students and faculty.

Wendy Armstrong, chef and owner of Thrive, has started a Kickstarter campaign to help with the cost of the equipment necessary for creating healthy meals for the nearly 550 students and teachers. The story has been covered by local news outlets- television and newspapers, and the project has reached $1,835 of its $30,000 goal with less than a month to go.

With nearly 5,000 fans on Facebook, recent news coverage, and enticing rewards, Thrive’s contributions are sure to be on the rise. The continual pitching and sharing of the project to potential investors will be necessary to reach Wendy’s goal.

Look for the “Thriving on School Lunch” project on Kickstarter to learn more!

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