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Our Mission

Be a catalyst for change by collaborating on solutions to end childhood hunger.

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Strengthen community and legislative action around solutions to end hunger.
  • Improve access to Federal nutrition programs among eligible families with children who are not receiving benefits.
  • Raise awareness & knowledge of available food programs, healthy food choices, and ways to maximize limited resources

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Grants Available for Cities to Expand Afterschool and Summer Meal Programs

CHAMPS RFP July 2014_Updated FINAL The YEF Institute invites cities to apply for grant awards of up to $50,000 to build the capacity of municipalities to raise awareness of and increase participation in the federal Afterschool and Summer Meal Programs through the Cities Combating Hunger through Afterschool and Summer Meals (CHAMPs) Initiative. Mayors and other [...]

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Nebraska School Breakfast Challenge Winners Announced

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Information: Steph Montgomery-Loder                                                           Beth Bruck-Upton Hunger Free Heartland                           [...]

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KIDS CRUISIN’ KITCHEN 2014 Media Event, Monday, June 9

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 6, 2014 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Steph Montgomery-Loder Hunger Free Heartland (402) 905-4832 smontgomeryloder@hungerfreeheartland.org Susan Eustice The Salvation Army (402) 898-5908 susan_eustice@USC.salvationarmy.org Brian Barks Food Bank for the Heartland (402) 905-4808 bbarks@foodbanheartland.org THE OMAHA SALVATION ARMY, FOOD BANK FOR THE HEARTLAND AND HUNGER FREE HEARTLAND ON BOARD FOR KIDS CRUISIN’ [...]

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Webinar: Reducing Barriers to Adopting the Community Eligibility Provision

Join the Nebraska Department of Education Nutrition Services and others for an informational webinar to address your questions and barriers to adopting the Community Eligibility Provision. June 11, 10:00 a.m. Register here Please take a moment to complete a brief survey so we can best meet your needs with this webinar.

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