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For more than 40% of kids in Lucas County, food insecurity is a daily reality. Connecting Kids to Meals is already providing healthy or nutritious weekday meals, but with so many families struggling financially during this crisis, we are endeavoring to help extend our help further. Because we know that hunger does not stop, Connecting Kids to Meals has set a goal of raising $125,000 for our Children First Relief Fund to ensure that we put children first, feeding more than 5,000 hungry kids every weekend from late May until August.

What's in a weekend meal kit?

Every weekend kit includes 15 healthy breakfast and snack items, giving them the fuel they need to be kids all weekend long. Connecting Kids to Meals thanks United Way of Greater Toledo, Lott Industries and Mobile Meals of Toledo for helping with funding and assembling these weekend meals.

Your Donation Makes a Difference:

  • $13 covers the cost of weekend meals for 1 hungry kid for a month
  • $52 feeds weekend meals for 1 kid all summer long
  • $325 provides 100 weekend meals this summer
  • $3,250 provides 1,000 weekend meals this summer
  • Every donation goes directly to feeding hungry kids

There Have Been
Meal Kits Donated to Date

$25,000 Raised to date

Three Ways to Donate


Donate by Mail

P.O. Box 9363
Toledo, OH 43697

Make checks payable to:
Connecting Kids to Meals
Memo: Children First Relief Fund

Thank you, Campaign Partners!


Mercy Health Foundation

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles


United Way of Greater Toledo

Thread Marketing Group

The Blade


Cumulus Media Toledo

iHeart Media

No Kid Hungry

Crunch Toledo

Leadership Toledo

UT Rocket Athletics