Bringing Awareness to Childhood Hunger in Ohio

Our mission boils down to a single staggering statistic: more than 700,000 children in Ohio live in food insecure homes. For over 50 years, Children’s Hunger Alliance has been a leader in addressing childhood hunger. We provide food insecure children access to healthy meals, nutrition and physical education while advocating for legislation to improve the welfare of our youth.

The Lunch Money Challenge is an effective way for others to unite with us to end childhood hunger.  Individuals and businesses from around the state can take an active role in addressing the very real problem of childhood hunger which impacts our children every day.

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Investing In a Healthier Ohio

Proper childhood nutrition leads to healthy, long-term development. The continued issue of hunger in our community is a shared concern for all Ohioans. CHA allows individuals and businesses to directly invest in the future of our children through a variety of effective programs.

Uniting with Children’s Hunger Alliance to end childhood hunger will have a lasting impact on our children’s future and our communities.

Our Work

Children’s Hunger Alliance works to directly feed food insecure children healthy meals through collaborating with numerous individuals and organizations in the following settings:

Programs include:

      • In-Home Childcare
      • Childcare Centers
      • Afterschool Programs
      • School Break and Weekend Meals

Additionally, our advocacy work focuses on increasing participation in the following:

      • School Breakfast
      • Summer Meal Sites

Finally, we provide nutrition education and physical engagement promoting lifelong healthy habits to help reduce the incidence of obesity and chronic disease.


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