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Fighting Child Hunger

More than 200,000 children in Minnesota live with food insecurity. Without reliable access to food – such as free and reduced meal programs at school – the risk of hunger is very real. Every Meal works to fight hunger in our community by filling the gaps to food access that children face during weekends, summers and extended breaks

Coronavirus Response

On March 13, Every Meal transitioned our weekend food program to adapt to disruptions caused by COVID-19. Instead of delivering food to 250 Minnesota schools for direct distribution into children’s backpacks, we worked together with 31 districts in Minnesota and western Wisconsin and other community partners to provide food for children and families. To meet the skyrocketing needs, we increased food output by 400%, delivering 100,000 meals a week to over 37% of all K-12 children in Minnesota.

Thanks to community support, Every Meal has provided over 2,300,000 meals to local children and families. We continue to adapt our work to meet the rising demand and need your continued support.

Every Meal will be there for children through the ongoing disruptions caused by COVID-19 and long after to help stabilize families.



We offer many ways for you to volunteer your time to help fight child hunger.

Schools Sponsored

Your group can partner with a local school to provide weekend food for children.

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Financial Supporters

To carry out our mission we need financial support. Help us fight child hunger today.

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