Not all parents have the time to lead or the desire to starve their kids’ classrooms of much-needed funds. But don’t let your child — or yourself or their grandparents — peddle junk food.
When the sale deadline comes around, send your school’s parent-teacher organization a modest check with a note that says: “Please let me know how I can help support healthier fundraisers.”
Esther J. Cepeda is a columnist for the Washington Post Writers Group. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.