About Us

The Illinois No Kid Hungry campaign is a partnership between Share Our Strength, the nation’s leading child anti-hunger organization, the Commission to End Hunger and partner organizations throughout Illinois. The campaign aims to end childhood hunger by using proven strategies, including increasing access to federally-funded child nutrition programs including school breakfast and summer meal programs.

The Summer Feeding Program is proudly sponsored by the following organizations in partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture and the Illinois State Board of Education:

Catholic Charities
FSP, Archdiocese of Chicago Nutrition Services
Chicago Public Schools
Chicago Department of Family and Support Services
Chicago Housing Authority
Eastern Illinois Food Bank
Northern Illinois Food Bank

Greater Chicago Food Depository
Illinois Coalition for Community Services
Illinois Hunger Coalition
St. Louis Area Food Bank

In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Congratulations 2018 Summer Meal Program Grant Recipients!!!!

June 25, 2018Rise & Shine Illinois in partnership with No Kid Hungry provided grants to help organizations expand access to and participation in the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) supported and Illinois State Board of Education administered Summer Meal programs. The following Sponsors were awarded mini-grants up to $5,000 to help with equipment, transportation, and other […]

Valley View’s Summer Food Truck

June 20, 2018  Fountaindale Public Library in Bolingbrook is one of six total stops on Valley View School District 365U summer mobile meal route. Valley View’s summer mobile meals started in 2017, serving Bolingbrook and Romeoville. The mobile routes: 3 in Bolingbrook and 3 in Romeoville serves anywhere between 400-800 meals a day. It was a natural […]

2018 Summer Meal Grant Application Open

February 21, 2018  The Summer Meals Program grants cycle has opened! Grants will help organizations expand access to and participation in United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) supported summer meal programs. To learn more about the Summer Food Service Program visit the USDA’s website.   Mini-grants up to $5,000 are to be used for equipment, personnel, transportation, and other […]

Our Partners

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