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Summer Hope for Kids

Summer Hope for Kids

Why Summer Matters

If you ask kids what they are planning at the end of the school year, you'll hear pool days, video games, theme parks, and, ultimately, the best summer ever. But for thousands of local kids and families, the end of the school year means the end of free and reduced breakfast and lunch.

These families make a different kind of summer plan, one that involves where their next meal will come from. Your generosity this summer will help kids receive healthy, nutritious meals all summer long. It will allow families to use their limited resources on other expenses, like rent, utilities and transportation.

More than 60% of Central Florida kids qualify for free or reduced lunch, only about 9% of those kids participate in a summer meal program. You can help change this.

Your Support Will Help

  • Provide fresh, healthy meals to over 90 summer feeding sites for kids.
  • Organize mobile food drops for families every day of the week.
  • Distribute more nutritious food to kids and families through our 550 feeding partner network.

Ways to Help

  • Help others find a summer feeding site. Find a location in your zipcode or text FoodFL to 877-877 to find a summer feeding site.
  • Gift of Hope. One in five kids in our community is at risk of going to bed hungry tonight. Donate now.
  • Start a Virtual Food Drive. $10 can provide 40 meals to kids and families in Central Florida. Get started here!
  • Other Ways to Give. Sign up for a tour, become an advocate, dine in the dark, join our RunDisney team, shop for good! View all the unique ways you can help this summer.

Summer Articles

Thank you for fighting hunger and feeding hope for kids this summer. When their bellies are full, kids can get back to the business of being kids and striving for the best summer ever.

Hunger In Our Community
Stories of Hope and Courage Click to read stories of hope and courage
Meet some of the families, kids and seniors that you help. Read their stories.
How You Help
Learn how you are helping to feed families, kids, and seniors in Central Florida. Your impact
Your support changes lives Your impact on hunger in Central Florida
1 in 7 Central Floridians are struggling with the reality of hunger. Watch video.
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