Feeding America works to feed America's hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage the country in the fight to end hunger. Contributions to this fund will support the Backpack Program, a Feeding America initiative. Twenty-two million children receive free or reduced-price meals through the National School Lunch Program and the National School Breakfast Program. For many of these children, school meals may be the only meals they eat. Feeding America's backpack program fills that gap by helping children get the nutritious and easy-to-prepare food they need to get enough to eat on the weekends. Today, bags of food are assembled at more than 160 local food banks and then distributed to more than 450,000 children at the end of the week.
Wellness In The Schools Inc
Wellness in the Schools is a national non-profit that teaches kids healthy habits to learn and live better. A longtime partner in Campbell’s Healthy Communities signature program, WITS operates in several locations across Campbell’s footprint to bring healthier food to kids in schools, with a focus on nutrition education and menu change in the cafeteria. This year, WITS will serve over 95,000 children in 190 schools across New York, New Jersey, Florida, California and the District of Columbia.
FoodCorps connects kids to healthy food in school, so they can lead healthier lives and reach their full potential. FoodCorps members are AmeriCorps leaders who deliver their programs in high-need schools, focusing on hands on gardening and cooking lessons, development of healthy school meals and building a school-wide culture of health.
No Kid Hungry
Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign is working to end childhood hunger in the nation by ensuring all children get the healthy food they need, every day. The No Kid Hungry campaign connects kids in need with nutritious food and teaches their families how to cook healthy, affordable meals. No Kid Hungry has several programs including advocacy to make breakfast part of the school day, so children start the day with full bellies ready to learn.