Childhood Hunger Exists Everywhere
20% of Ohio’s children experience food insecurity. Together, we’re here to tackle the issue head-on with the Lunch Money Challenge.
The Real Impact of Childhood Hunger
It doesn’t matter what your zip code is, hunger is a universal issue impacting our children.
Beyond physical discomfort, children from food insecure homes suffer from poor performance in school and a greater risk of chronic health conditions like obesity, heart disease and diabetes.
Food insecure kids are hungry kids.
1 in 5
Over 500,000 children in Ohio live in food insecure homes, that’s 1 in 5 children struggling with hunger.
Only 10% of Ohio’s children who qualify for free or reduced-price lunch have acces to summer meals.
Only 56% of the children who qualify for free or reduced-price lunch have access to school breakfast.
Ohio is ranked 48th in the nation for afterschool nutrition program participation.
How You Can Make An Impact
The Lunch Money Challenge provides the opportunity for individuals and organizations to unite with Children’s Hunger Alliance to help end childhood hunger in Ohio.
Help us bring a voice to this silent epidemic and provide children with the chance to learn, grow and succeed.
When you commit to the Challenge, your company will receive a lunchbox filled with everything you need to spread awareness throughout your organization and make a difference in a child’s life.
Individual Contributions Matter
Want to take the Lunch Money Challenge, but don’t have a team? You can still make a difference in a child’s life by making a direct donation today. Contributions of every size are appreciated and go towards feeding hungry children in our community.