From Dream Deserts to Food Deserts: KidKare Announces New CEO

At KidKare, we strive towards a world where children’s futures are limited only by their imaginations. To support this vision, we’re thrilled to announce a new CEO who has dedicated her career to bigger dreams and brighter futures for youth: Kam Phillips-Sadler. “I’ve dedicated my career to helping children strengthen their resolve to realize their

Be Your Customers’ Biggest Hero with Accurate Tax Reporting

How are you paying your sites right now? Chances are, you have accounting software and let another department handle it. We have another question for you: Do you allow your sites to record all meals served—not just the claimable ones? If you answered with a yes, followed by a no, then your sites are missing

Calculate Grain Ounce Equivalents for Sponsors: Q&A

Thank you to everyone who attended last week’s webinar, Calculate Grain Ounce Equivalents for Sponsors! You asked a lot of good questions, and we have the answers! Refer back to this post whenever you have a question about ounce equivalents in Minute Menu CX and KidKare. Before we get started, if you didn’t attend our

This North Texas Giving Day, We’re Supporting Vogel Alcove

KidKare is raising funds for Vogel Alcove for North Texas Giving Day! We have a heart for parents and children in need, which is why we are committed to doing what we can to make a difference. Approximately 3,000 children in the Dallas area go to sleep each night without a place to call home.

The Area Eligibility Waiver & New Federal Reimbursement Rates

It’s official! New federal reimbursement rates are now available at the federal register. Not to worry, we have the breakdown for you here, plus some exciting news about the Area Eligibility waiver for homes! However, we know what you’re wondering, and yes: Rates have been updated in Minute Menu CX and Minute Menu HX. You

Individual Infant Menus Are Here!

Earlier this month, we told you individual infant menus were coming. Well, get ready to recycle your paper and put away your pens, because individual infant menus are here! With KidKare Food Program, you can easily update individual infant menus while taking meal counts—from any device. Set Default Menus—Customize Individual Menus You can still enter

Ounce Equivalents are Coming: What they are and how KidKare will help.

It’s no secret that ounce equivalents are coming to CACFP as of October 1, 2021 (we’ll get to the waiver in a minute). This unique unit of measurement is old news for other child nutrition programs, such as the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and School Breakfast Program (SBP), but the CACFP community is largely

Individual Infant Menu Reporting

Infants operate on their own schedule. They eat when they need to eat. Some are ready for solid foods before others. This means that tracking a standard menu for infants in your care may not always be the best fit. Some states even require individual infant menu reporting. KidKare has the answer—Individual infant menu reporting

USDA Waivers (April 2021)

As you’re probably aware, the USDA announced 12 new waivers and waiver extensions just in time for last week’s Virtual National Child Nutrition Conference. KidKare by Minute Menu is just as excited as you are to see these much-needed waivers announced, because it means that you, our frontline childcare workers, can continue to operate against

Protecting Your Center Childcare Business in a CACFP Audit

When it comes to properly documenting your food program and staying compliant with the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), the devil is in the details. Without the right approach to managing the paperwork, an innocent miscalculation or an expired form can affect your monthly reimbursement and result in corrective actions during a state

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