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Transcript: Offering Students a Second Chance at Breakfast

The exterior of Richfield High School is shown. Light piano music plays.

ON SCREEN TEXT:          RICHFIELD HIGH SCHOOL

ON SCREEN TEXT:          Richfield, Minnesota

WOMAN: See that? [indistinct chatter]

A cart with an image of a pile of green beans is pushed down a hallway.

BRIANNA: When they first had it up, everybody was like, what?

Brianna sits in front of a whiteboard and speaks to someone off camera.

The camera pans from a brick wall to show a cart carrying produce. The cart is wrapped in images of various fruits and vegetables.

BRIANNA: Like, what is this? So, it's a chance in the middle of first and second period passing time to get breakfast again.

Plastic containers of various produce are shown.

Brianna sits at a desk in front of a whiteboard.

ON SCREEN TEXT:          Brianna

                                    Richfield High School - Student

BRIANNA: It's exactly what it sounds like-- second chance breakfast.

A pile of red apples is shown.

STEVE: Second chance breakfast is an opportunity to bring breakfast to our students and make sure that if students don't get breakfast at home, we give them every opportunity to have it at school.

Steve Unowsky stands in front of a wall of red lockers and speaks to someone off camera.

ON SCREEN TEXT:          Steve Unowsky

                                    Richfield Public Schools - Superintendent

A girl picks up a plastic bag of produce from the cart.

Produce is shown on the cart as a student passes behind out of focus.

WOMAN: Good morning.

MARIA: There's a lot of people that miss their breakfast.

Maria stands in front of a wall of red lockers and speaks to someone off camera.

MARIA: They come late, or they don't have time.

ON SCREEN TEXT:          Maria

                                    Richfield High School - Student

MARIA: Like me--I have to take the city bus. I have to wake up extra early.

Jaterra sits at a desk in front of a whiteboard and speaks to someone off camera.

ON SCREEN TEXT:          Jaterra

                                    Richfield High School - Student

JATERRA: Usually, I'm grumpy if I don't have, like, breakfast in the morning.

Plastic trays of produce are shown on the cart. A hand reaches for a banana.

BRIANNA: I feel so tired when I just don't have anything in the morning.

Brianna sits at a desk in front of a whiteboard and speaks to someone off camera.

BRIANNA: Like, what do they say? Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. They mean it.

A plastic tray of red apples is shown on the cart. A hand reaches for one of them.

A woman reaches on the top shelf of the cart in a hallway.

The screen fades dark and white text appears.

ON SCREEN TEXT:          UnitedHealthcare partnered with

                                    GENYOUth donating $100,000

                                    for 10 schools in Minnesota.

ON SCREEN TEXT:          The funding supports grab-n-go carts,

                                    providing students with a

                                    chance to get breakfast.

A student holds a clear plastic bag containing a red apple and carton of milk.

GRANT: Studies have shown how much breakfast, more specifically, a healthy breakfast can help improve a student's concentration, their ability to learn.

Brianna peels an orange and takes a bite.

Grant Henderson stands in a hallway as students walk by. He addresses someone off camera.

ON SCREEN TEXT:          Grant Henderson

                                    UnitedHealthcare

GRANT: And so it's a really fantastic and great opportunity we have here to help our local students.

A close-up shot shows a pile of oranges in a plastic tray.

Maria walks down a hallway and up to the cart. She picks up a small plastic bag from the cart.

MARIA: Every time I go out to my second period, I see a lot of people going to a second breakfast, and I just see them piled up, so I feel like they do like it.

A close-up shot shows several bananas in a plastic tray.

Maria stands in front of a wall of red lockers and speaks to someone off camera.

Brianna sits at a desk in front of a whiteboard and speaks to someone off camera.

BRIANNA: Yeah, it's free. And I really like this, because if you don't have an opportunity to get breakfast, you know, you still have that.

A close-up shot shows a pile of bananas.

BRIANNA: I've just been kinda talking to my friends about it.

Brianna walks up to the cart and picks up a bag and an orange.

BRIANNA: So it's nice to let them know that hey, this is happening.

The screen fades to white and the UnitedHealthcare logo appears.

ON SCREEN TEXT:          UnitedHealthcare

The screen fades to black.