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  • 1. End Childhood Hunger By
  • 2. Why do kids go hungry?
  • 3. The scope of the problem
    million kids are at risk
    of hunger in America
    million homes with
    children receive food
    from food pantries
    million kids qualify for
    summer meals but
    don’t receive them
    million children in
    America live in poverty
    million eligible children
    do not receive free or
    reduced-price school
    is the average weekly
    income of a family living
    at the poverty line
    million Americans use
    food stamps; half are
    is the average food
    stamp benefit per
    person, per day
  • 4. Lack of clear accountability
    “Running a Summer Meals program on Federal reimbursements alone is like trying to open a restaurant with only food. No chairs, no forks, no wait staff.”– Anne Sheridan, Maryland Director for No Kid Hungry Campaign
  • 5. What is Share our Strength?
    Share Our Strength brings together key stakeholders from the private, public, and nonprofit sectors around a common table to map out comprehensive plans to end childhood hunger at a state and local level.
  • 6. End childhood hunger by 2015
    Share Our Strength has set an audacious but achievable goal to end childhood hunger in the US by 2015.
    • SNAP (food stamps)
    • 7. Summer Food Service Program
    • 8. School Breakfast
    • 9. WIC (Supplemental Nutrition)
    • 10. Afterschool snack/meal programs
    • 11. Nutrition Education
  • Example: Maryland Summer Meals
  • 12. Example: Summer Meals Bus
    Share Our Strengthfunded summer breakfast and lunch programs increase access to healthy meals for kids when they are away from school programs.
  • 13. Example: Education Impact
    Cooking Matters empowers families with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to prepare healthy affordable meals.
    87% of adults report improving their cooking skills.
    69% of adults said they were eating more fruit and vegetables than before the course.
  • 14. Example: Local Fundraising
    Taste of the Nation is the premier culinary benefit dedicated to ending childhood hunger in America
    Raised over $73M to date
    +40 events across the United States and Canada
  • 15. How you can help
    Taste of the Nation San Franciscois seeking Corporate Sponsors for its annual fundraising event.
    April 7, 2011 at the Bently Reserve with +1000 participants.
    Last year’s participating restaurants included:
    Bar Agricole, Benu, Manzanita, A16,Bar Crudo, Bar Tartine, barbacco, Orson/Citizen Cake,COCO500 & The Moss Room, Delfina, Dosa, Jardinière, Maverick, Serpentine, Slow Club, SPQR, Zare at Fly Trap, and many more.
  • 16. Sponsorship Packages
    Executive Chef: $50,000
    Sous Chef: $25,000
    Host: $10,000
    Custom Sponsor Benefits can include the following:
    Early arrival for Top Sponsors – enjoy early entrance to mingle with guest chefs, enjoy a glass of champagne, and have an early view of auction items
    Positioning of company’s logo on all printed event material
    Positioning for event signage
    Positioning and link on San Francisco’s website www.tasteofthenation.org
    Sponsor recognition during opening remarks at event
    Opportunity for live comments during the event
    Company name listed in all press releases
    Logo inclusion in email blast
    Product or literature in post-event goody bag
    Event ticket bundles
  • 17. America’s Top Chefs
    Share Our Strengthis the charity of choice for the culinary community.
    Todd English
    OLiVES, Figs
    Daniel Boulud
    Daniel, Café Boulud
    Thomas Keller
    French Laundry, Bouchon, Per Se
    Mary Sue Milliken &
    Susan Feniger
    Ciudad, Border Grill
    Govind Armstrong
    Table 8, Chadwick
    Wolfgang Puck
    Spago, Chinois, CUT
    Traci Des Jardins
    Jardinière, Public House, Mijita
    Floyd Cardoz
  • 18. Top NationalCorporate Sponsors