Connecting Kids to Meals is continuing to feed children in our community. Click the link below for the list of locations and times. 

Summer MealsMeal Sites and Serving TimesVolunteer

In our warehouse and at each one of our distribution sites, Connecting Kids to Meals is observing all CDC, State, County, and Local directives regarding social distancing, wearing gloves, wearing masks, washing hands and/or using hand sanitizer and observing all health and safety practices to protect employees and the public.  This COVID-19 crisis is an uncertain and unprecedented time. We want you to know we are doing all that we can to do our part.


September is Hunger Action Month

Hunger Action Month is a time when people all across the country take united action on the hunger crisis and dedicate ourselves to a solution.

  • 60,000 kids in Lucas County alone rely on school meals.
  • 1-in-4 local children experience hunger.
  • Every $1 donated to Connecting Kids to Meals provides 2 healthy meals to a local kid.
Learn About the 3 Ways to Help

Thank you to Fifth Third Bank

May 3rd is when Fifth Third employees engage with community organizations – including Connecting Kids to Meals! Thank you to Fifth Third & their employees for continuing to support us.

Learn about Fifth Third Day

Thank You, Emergency Funders!

Week Day Meal Program
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Fifth Third Bank
Owens Corning
Rite Aid Foundation
Toledo Rotary Club Foundation, Youth Committee
Savage & Associates
Lucas County Auditor, Anita Lopez
Lucas County Prosecutor, Julia Bates
Buckeye Health
Dave’s Running Shop
Mansour Wealth Management
NiSource Foundation
Haddix Family Fund

Weekend Meal Program
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Fifth Third Bank
City of Toledo/Mayor’s Office
Greater NWO CIO NW Building & Construction Trades Council
Toledo Federation of Teachers
Mercy Health
The Andersons/The Andersons Charitable Foundation
Toledo Refining Company 
United Way of Greater Toledo

Your change can change the lives of hungry kids in our community.

Donate to Feed Hungry Kids
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Our Mission

The mission of Connecting Kids to Meals (formerly, Feed Lucas County Children) is to provide hot, nutritious meals at no cost to children in low-income and underserved areas throughout the entire year. As a nonprofit organization, we fulfill this mission by partnering with community locations where kids gather during the summer months and throughout the academic year. Since we began operating in 2002, we have served over 6 million meals to hungry kids in need.

Ways To Give

There are several ways to support Connecting Kids to Meals quickly and easily! Find out which way is most convenient for you.

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By the Numbers

Total Meals Served since 2002
In 2020
nutritious, hot meals served by Connecting Kids to Meals
Partner Programs
nonprofits, schools, churches, and other organizations served

Get more facts about Hunger in Our Community.

25th Annual YWCA
Milestones: A Tribute to Women

We are proud to have our very own Wendi Huntley, Connecting Kids to Meals President, honored at this years Milestones: A Tribute to Women live virtual event.

If you  missed hearing the amazing stories of some of Northwest Ohio’s most engaging and influential women and learn from their vast experience in philanthropy, corporate leadership, the arts, education, government, social services and science, click the link below.

Watch The Replay