Connecting Kids to Meals begins campaign to feed more Northwest Ohio kids

TOLEDO, OH (WTOL) – More than 340,000 people do not have enough food right here in the 419 area code. That means one in five families are wondering what their next meal will be and where it will come from. One non-profit is expanding to better serve our community, especially the children. Read the full story and watch the video … Read More

Campaign begins to end childhood hunger

TOLEDO, Ohio (WNWO) — The Connecting Kids to Meals campaign kicked off on Thursday in Toledo at the Cherry Street Mission Ministries. The organization is celebrating 15 years of fighting childhood hunger. It’s teaming up with local businesses over the next 15 days. Connecting Kids to Meals has served more than five million meals in our area in the past … Read More

Snapshots from Summer Meals

The summer meals program has come to a close for this year, and Connecting Kids to Meals saw wild success. Below are pictures from three different locations: Crim Elementary, Rossford, and North Baltimore! The Crim Elementary program broke records. Bobby Hoffman, Senior Team Leader of CLC of Bowling Green at Crim Elementary stated, “We take great pride in serving our children, and with the help of … Read More

Local organizations work to help thousands of homeless Toledo children

TOLEDO (13abc Action News) – A recent report from the Ohio Department of Education shows the Toledo Public School District has the highest number of homeless students in the entire state. There are a lot of people working with various programs and shelters to help change that. The report shows there are about 2,700 homeless students in Toledo Public Schools.The … Read More

Feeding body and mind: Library helps feed kids in summer

Hunger does not stop in the summer. To feed youth in need, Toledo-based Connecting Kids to Meals works with 116 area sites that meet children where they are. Among those are 13 branches of the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library. Read the full story from the Toledo Blade:

Connecting Kids to Meals unveils new kitchen

More than 30-thousand kids in our area face hunger on a regular basis. Thanks to a partnership with Cherry Street Mission Ministries, Connecting Kids to Meals has a new state-of-the-art kitchen. It means more meals can be provided to kids in need. Reposted from 13abc.

Press Conference 06-08-17

Summer Meal Partners held a press conference to announce their upcoming summer meals program. Connecting Kids to Meals is the convenor of this organization.

Connecting Kids to Meals

Every day people make decisions about their next meal. For many of us, the only decision we have to make is what we want to eat. However, thousands of families and children in northwest Ohio face an entirely different question each and every day. Connecting Kids to Meals is a driving force behind providing hunger-relief to vulnerable children and families. … Read More