Making sure children have access to nutritious, healthy meals where they: LEARN PLAY LIVE
The Problem: Access There is enough food in America to feed all children, yet:
10 million eligible kidsdon’t get free or reduced price school breakfast.
Only 16%ofeligible kids participated in summer meal programs.
There is huge gap between kids who are eligible for programs and those who receive them.
Share Our Strength Fundraise and make grants Raise awareness Provide Nutrition Education Invest in State Partnerships: Strength in Numbers 3
First Governor to Pledge an End to Childhood Hunger Ending childhood hunger by 2015 is one of Governor O’Malley’s fifteen strategic policy goals. Progress toward the goal is monitored by the Governor’s Delivery Unit and measured by the StateStat process. “Step One in the How-to Manual for ending childhood hunger: partner with Share Our Strength.“ -- Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley
5 Seedco MD Dept of Health and Mental Hygiene MD Dept of Human Resources 5 Maryland and Baltimore CASH Campaigns (EITC) Partnership to End Childhood Hunger in Maryland MD Hunger Solutions Governor’s Office for Children Share Our Strength Please have a seat and join us! MD State Dept of Education Maryland Out of School Time Network Maryland and Capital Area Food Banks Sodexo, Walmart and Kaiser Foundations Annie E. Casey Foundation End Hunger Calvert County and other Faith-Based Orgs USDA
Convened “table” and collaborated on 5 Year Plan
Accountable for progress against goals in 6 nutrition programs + EITC
Pilot project: produced “early “win”
Established Maryland as national model
Attracted funding ($2.1 million) to implement plan
2010 – 2011 Grant Funding= $2.1 Million Corporations, Foundations, Fundraisers, Federal Grants
First Class Breakfast Initiative First Class breakfast Initiative encourages schools to adopt alternative breakfast delivery models.
First Class Breakfast Toolkit
First Class Breakfast Video
Outreach to principals and superintendents
Direct appeal from Governor O’Malley
School Breakfast Program * * = preliminary numbers; final after 90 days from end of reporting period
Afterschool Meal Program
2011 Summer Meals Program All of the Partnership’s outreach is aimed at directing people to our summer meals hotline or Partnership website, which provides callers or visitors with their nearest site
Summer Food Service ProgramAverage Daily Participation (ADP) per Month 36% increase! 45% increase!
Food Supplement Program
Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
Thank You For more information: Anne Sheridan Maryland Director No Kid Hungry 702-343-4869 email@example.com OR Michael Hawkins Special Assistant Governor’s Office for Children 410-767-4160 firstname.lastname@example.org 15