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Healthy Schools, Healthy People for FCCLA

SNAP FCCLA PostcardThe Healthy Schools, Healthy People handwashing program can be your next FCCLA chapter project! Get your members together to create a program focused on clean hands and you could earn a cash award for your chapter, all expense paid trip to Washington, DC, publicity for your chapter, VIP reception and free products for your school!

When you apply for national recognition – your entry will be evaluated on creativity, ability to replicate your results, evidence of teamwork and program impact. Just send us a one page summary report and supporting information by January 31. Previous award recipients have created posters, videos, rap songs and more!

Applying for national recognition is as easy as 1-2-3!

  1. Get your chapter excited about handwashing in your school. Click here to learn more about what the Litchfield (MN) High School FCCLA Chapter did that earned them a $5,000 cash award and trip to Washington, DC!
  2. Create a handwashing program for your STAR Events, Community Service Project or Power of One following the award application  guidelines.
  3. Send your project summary with photo’s, video’s, posters or other supplemental materials to ACI by February 7.

Make handwashing a part of your FCCLA Chapter Work

STAR Events – Make handwashing the focus of your competitive event. This topic is perfect for the new STAR Event that focuses on health and wellness!

FCCLA Community Service Project – Develop, plan, carry out and evaluate a handwashing project to improve the quality of life in your communities.

FCCLA Power of One – Use your personal power to increase handwashing in your school.

SchoolTube – Post a handwashing video on the American Cleaning Institute Channel on SchoolTube – Because Cleaning Matters SM.

Resources to help get you started!