Helping Hungry Children

Proper nutrition is critical to a child’s development. We believe that all of us can help end child hunger in America and Feeding America's nationwide network of food banks have many programs that specifically address this issue.


Summer Food Service Programs feed hungry children.
Summer Food Service Programs help provide children facing hunger with nutritious meals and snacks during the summer months when free and reduced-price school lunches and breakfasts are not available. Learn about Summer Food Service Programs
Feeding America Summer Backpack Program
The BackPack Program helps hungry children by providing them with nutritious, child-friendly and easy-to-prepare food to take home on weekends and school vacations when other resources are not available. Learn about the BackPack Program
Feeding America's Kid's Cafe feeds hungry children
Kids Cafe programs provide free meals and snacks to hungry children through a variety of community locations where children already gather during the afterschool hours—such as Boys and Girls Clubs, churches or public schools. Learn about Kids Cafe
At Feeding America, we feed children. Help end hunger.
The Child Hunger Corps is a two-year service program designed to increase the capacity and capability of Feeding America member food banks to execute programs targeted towards the alleviation of child hunger. The program aims to increase the number of nutritious snacks and meals served to children in need. Learn about Child Hunger Corps
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