Campaign Lead

Campaign leads are the main drivers of No Kid Hungry in their states, cities and local communities, responsible for bringing together key players around bold, shared goals. Community partners work to dramatically improve access to meals and food skills programs by implementing best practices, measuring progress toward established goals and elevating the issue in their community. The resources in this section will help you make No Kid Hungry a reality in your community.

Establish a Campaign

No Kid Hungry campaigns work with elected officials and state agencies; community and faith-based organizations; and private-sector leaders to develop and implement a data-driven, area-specific, measurable plan to end childhood hunger.

The resources in this section will help you:

  • understand the state of childhood hunger in your community
  • convene public-sector and private-sector partners
  • establish goals
  • develop an effective plan
  • track your progress

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Implement Best Practices

No child should grow up hungry in the United States when there are federally supported nutrition programs that offer children the meals they need. There are proven, effective ways to connect more kids to those programs.

The resources in this section will help you:

  • increase participation in the school breakfast program
  • expand access to the afterschool meals program
  • reach more kids in need during the summer with the summer meals programs
  • educate families about healthy food skills
  • protect SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)

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Strengthen a Campaign

There are strategies and tactics that can dramatically enhance efforts to connect kids and families to healthy food and critical skills, including engaging media to share the story of hunger, mobilizing influencers to support policy change, and leveraging local businesses to financially support efforts to feed children.

The resources in this section will help you:

  • streamline organizational processes
  • increase awareness in a community
  • advocate for better policies

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