Resources & Information
Below you will find information about and links to helpful sites in the local community and on the national level that relate to the fight against childhood hunger. Click the links to learn more about them!
The Community Kitchen
The Community Kitchen Inc. Provides Healthy And Nutritious Hot Meals, Take-Home Food Boxes, Advocacy And Education To Low And Moderate Income Men, Women And Families With Children In The Monadnock Region.
The Keene Public Library
The Keene Public Library hosts a summer feeding program for children as well as countless other free opportunities for children throughout the year.
USDA Summer Food Program
The USDA website is a great resource regarding hunger issues and solutions. The link below brings to right to a page where you can type in your zip code and find summer food service programs near you.
Mapping the Food Landscape in NH
The Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire recently did research on hunger in the state of New Hampshire. Take a look at what they found by clicking the button below!
FoodCorps is dedicated to creating a best-in-class model for what healthy school food environments look like. In the process, they seek to serve as a resource to researchers across the school food field, and to inspire culture shifts and policy change.
NH Hunger Solutions
NH Hunger Solutions, spearheaded by the Children’s Alliance of New Hampshire, is a statewide initiative working to improve children’s nutrition and end childhood hunger in New Hampshire. A diverse coalition of business and community leaders is developing a roadmap consisting of short and long term strategies to share with government and human services agencies, policymakers, and families struggling with hunger. NH Hunger Solutions will build support to implement the plan and achieve permanent solutions.
End 68 Hours of Hunger
End 68 Hours of Hunger
is a private, not-for-profit, effort to confront the approximately 68 hours of hunger that some school children experience between the free lunch they receive in school Friday and the free breakfast they receive in school Monday. As of right now, this exists in California, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Florida, Illinois, Maine, and Ohio in many different towns and cities.
Feeding Tiny Tummies
Feeding Tiny Tummies, A Non-Profit program to fight against childhood hunger who works with local schools in Cheshire County, NH to provide meals to children on weekends and breaks from school.
Community Volunteers fill bags that are being delivered to schools. Each Volunteer donates 2-4 hours on average each week.
The Elm City Rotary
The Elm City Rotary is in a partnership with M.U.C.H. and a large portion of the funding for our work comes from this organization. One of the major ways that this organization helps us is through the donations that come from Team DeMar/ the Clarence DeMar marathon runners. Learn more about this organization below!
Keene Housing Kids Collaborative
Keene Housing Kids Collaborative (KHKC) is a non-profit organization serving kids that live in housing owned or managed by Keene Housing, including Housing Choice voucher holders. Our mission is building the foundation for successful adulthood. We do this by giving kids access to opportunities and experiences in the community that will help them gain confidence, have fun, learn, get ready for kindergarten, do well in elementary school, and exit high school with the tools that will help them become economically independent adults.
New Hampshire Food Access Map
A central resource for those needing food, and those looking to donate or volunteer in their community.