Let’s Move Mid-Atlantic Summit

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Let’s Move Mid-Atlantic Summit

  1. 1. Making sure children have access to nutritious, healthy meals where they:<br />LEARN<br />PLAY<br />LIVE<br />
  2. 2. The Problem: Access<br />There is enough food in America to feed all children, yet: <br /><ul><li>10 million eligible kidsdon’t get free or reduced price school breakfast.
  3. 3. Only 16%ofeligible kids participated in summer meal programs.  </li></ul>There is huge gap between kids who are eligible for programs <br />and those who receive them.<br />
  4. 4. Share Our Strength <br />Fundraise and make grants<br />Raise awareness<br />Provide Nutrition Education<br />Invest in State Partnerships: <br />Strength in Numbers <br />3<br />
  5. 5. First Governor to Pledge an End to Childhood Hunger<br />Ending childhood hunger by 2015 is one of Governor O’Malley’s fifteen strategic policy goals. <br />Progress toward the goal is monitored by the Governor’s Delivery Unit and measured by the StateStat process. <br />“Step One in the How-to Manual for ending childhood hunger: partner with Share Our Strength.“ <br />-- Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley<br />
  6. 6. 5<br />Seedco<br />MD Dept of Health and Mental Hygiene<br />MD Dept of Human Resources<br />5<br />Maryland and Baltimore CASH Campaigns (EITC)<br />Partnership <br />to End <br />Childhood Hunger <br />in Maryland<br />MD Hunger Solutions<br />Governor’s Office for Children<br />Share Our Strength<br />Please have <br />a seat and join us!<br />MD State Dept of Education<br />Maryland Out of School Time Network<br />Maryland and Capital Area Food Banks<br />Sodexo, Walmart and Kaiser Foundations<br />Annie E. Casey Foundation<br />End Hunger Calvert County and other Faith-Based Orgs<br />USDA<br />
  7. 7. Partnership Milestones<br /><ul><li>Convened “table” and collaborated on 5 Year Plan
  8. 8. Accountable for progress against goals in 6 nutrition programs + EITC
  9. 9. Pilot project: produced “early “win”
  10. 10. Established Maryland as national model
  11. 11. Attracted funding ($2.1 million) to implement plan</li></li></ul><li>2010 – 2011 Grant Funding= $2.1 Million<br />Corporations, Foundations, Fundraisers, Federal Grants<br />
  12. 12. First Class Breakfast Initiative <br />First Class breakfast Initiative encourages schools to adopt alternative breakfast delivery models. <br /><ul><li>First Class Breakfast Toolkit
  13. 13. First Class Breakfast Video
  14. 14. Outreach to principals and superintendents
  15. 15. Direct appeal from Governor O’Malley</li></li></ul><li>School Breakfast Program<br />*<br />* = preliminary numbers; final after 90 days from end of reporting period<br />
  16. 16. Afterschool Meal Program<br />
  17. 17. 2011 Summer Meals Program<br />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<br />
  18. 18. Summer Food Service ProgramAverage Daily Participation (ADP) per Month<br />36% increase!<br />45% increase!<br />
  19. 19. Food Supplement Program <br />
  20. 20. Women, Infants and Children (WIC)<br />
  21. 21. Thank You<br />For more information:<br />Anne Sheridan<br />Maryland Director<br />No Kid Hungry<br />702-343-4869<br />asheridan@strength.org<br />OR<br />Michael Hawkins<br />Special Assistant<br />Governor’s Office for Children<br />410-767-4160<br />mhawkins@goc.state.md.us<br />15<br />

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