March 7, 2019Rise & Shine Illinois in partnership with No Kid Hungry has grants available up to $5,000 to help organizations expand access to and participation in United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) supported Summer Meal programs with the goal of increasing the number of kids receiving summer meals. The application deadline is March 31.
August 8, 2018Corazón is the Spanish word for “heart,” and Corazón Community Services team members have huge hearts for the youth they serve meals to through the Summer Meals program. Corazón operates Fuerza Youth Center in Cicero, IL, and has participated in the Summer Meals program since 2007. For many kids, Fuerza is a second home. “The […]
July 23, 2018The New Bethel M.B. Church in East St. Louis is a sponsor of the Summer Meals Program and has five sites under its sponsorship. Serving Summer Meals since 2000, “it’s our sustainability that I am most proud of, that we have been able to maintain in all these years. I didn’t see that at the […]