1,000,000 meals distributed to kids in our community!Read More
This is a wonderful opportunity to gather friends, neighbors, and colleagues together to revel in the holiday spirit and build community.Read More
Every year on Christmas Eve, my Mom and Dad would take an envelope off the tree and share with my sister and I all the places that our family had made donations to over the year. Our church, different community organizations, mission trips… I loved it!Read More
I'm sitting at my desk on a quiet Friday in our office. It's MEA weekend, so the schools are closed today. Our staff has been working so hard that many of them have today off of work. Don't worry - all the kids got food on Tuesday or Wednesday before the long break.
Since I had a lull in the hustle and bustle, I thought I'd send out a quick update on our work this Fall.
I'm happy to share that because of your partnership...
“We know there are kids in our school who don’t have enough food over the weekend,” the students told their teacher.
“How do you know?” she asked.
“We just know,” they replied.
Encouraged by their teacher to prove their assumptions, the students conducted a school-wide survey of their peers. The heartbreaking results revealed that 30% of the students reported they typically do not have enough food to eat over the weekend.Read More
Roseville – On Sunday, June 5, Minnesota's migrant students and families will receive a welcome delivery of school supplies and shelf-stable food, courtesy of a collaboration between the Minnesota Department of Education, The Sheridan Story and The Kids in Need Foundation.Read More
I have been to our food distributions plenty of times before, and it is always a great experience to see the energy within the school staff, kids, and volunteers. However, this distribution stood out.Read More
I had no inkling while taking those first notes that I would someday be sharing this news with you: as of yesterday we have distributed the equivalent of over half a million meals to kids in our community since 2010!Read More
It's the end of the calendar year, and based on all the fundraising emails and posts I have received, I'm pretty sure this note's main focus is supposed to be to ask you to consider donating. So don't worry, I'll get to that at the end.
First, I want to give you an update on what we have planned for the coming months in 2016.Read More
Recently, a volunteer shared that a little girl approached her while she was distributing our bags of food at a school. The girl said a quiet, "Thank you", and the volunteer realized that the locker she'd just put a bag into belonged to the little girl.Read More
I sat with Alex a few weeks ago in her apartment in Minneapolis. Alex and her daughter Chloe* receive our weekend bags of food, and I was meeting with Alex to learn more about their experience with our program.Read More
Believe it or not, we're already gearing up for next school year - it's just around the corner! Will you join us by volunteering? Sign up today!Read More
When children go home from school for the weekend, many face uncertainty: will they have enough to eat this weekend? Sadly, sometimes the answer is no.Read More
Click to view our recap image of the 2014-2015 school year.Read More
First summer program launchedRead More
I was talking the other day to a principal at one of our participating schools. He shared, "The kids your program serves in our school - they are a lot calmer on Fridays now"Read More
Hear a principal's storyRead More