New Community Partner

Connecting Kids to Meals is thrilled to announce our partnership with Taylor Automotive Group. To all the folks at Taylor, thank you for sharing in our mission to provide low-income and under-served kids with nutritious meals! View full video: Taylor Automotive & Connecting Kids To Meals

Volunteer gets an early start at helping others

Toledo, OH – For the past seven years, D’angelo Resto has consistently given back to his peers, by volunteering with Connecting Kids to Meals. Despite his age, the 12-year-old star-volunteer said seeing the need in his city caused him to want to get involved as early as five years old. “I was around it [ the organization ] a lot. … Read More

Connecting Kids to Meals launches campaign and expands services

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – Connecting Kids to Meals has launched a new campaign to raise money to feed kids this summer, including the weekends, called the Children First Relief Fund. “This fund is designed to help us raise dollars to pay for weekend meals for kids for the entire summer,” Wendi Huntley, President and CEO of Connecting Kids to Meals, said. … Read More

Wendi Huntley Continues to Connect the Toledo Area Kids to Meals

We want to thank The Truth for taking time to publish this article and special thank you to Fletcher Ward. In our fast-paced world, many seek position and power rather than opportunities for humble service.  Wendi Huntley, president of Connecting Kids to Meals, is a shining example of how leaders can also be servants within their own community. Connecting Kids … Read More

CKM Partners With United Way

The United Way of Greater Toledo is teaming up with community partners to provide meals to school-aged children while schools in Ohio are closed due to the coronavirus outbreak. Connecting Kids to Meals is working to create 15 sites throughout the county where parents and guardians can pick up meals. Additionally, the organization will distribute 12,000 weekend snack bags. These … Read More

Toledo Walleye volunteer at CKM

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – Connecting Kids to Meals provided Northwest Ohio children with 500,000 meals last year — an unattainable figure without help from the community. This afternoon, Toledo Walleye players and staff were doing their part down at the Monroe Street headquarters, packing food and condiments to go in full meal kits. CKM president Wendi Huntley says, “We’re so … Read More

Wendi Huntley, president of Connecting Kids To Meals, speaks with Moms Everyday

Toledo is blessed to have an agency that fights childhood hunger all year long. “We provide meals to our partners throughout the community, over 185 of them, during our after school programming hours and throughout the entire summer,” says Wendi Huntley, president of Connecting Kids to Meals. It takes a village to fight childhood hunger, and Connecting Kids to Meals … Read More

Toledo must feed its children

When Lyndon Johnson enlisted the nation’s help with the war on poverty, who would have believed — more than 50 years later — that so many children in the Toledo area would be going hungry? A quarter of Toledo’s population lives in poverty and Toledo Public Schools has the highest rate of homelessness in Ohio with nearly 3,000 homeless students. … Read More