Indiana Partnership for Hunger-Free Students

The Indiana Partnership for Hunger-Free Students strives to eliminate hunger by engaging and educating key stakeholders, maximizing and sharing community resources, and advocating for systems change at the local, state, and federal levels.

The coalition coordinates statewide efforts to ensure that no child goes hungry in the state of Indiana. It is a dedicated group of stakeholders including school nutrition professionals, parents, students, educators, administrators, community advocates, health systems, and University partners.

Regional Task Forces

County-level map of Indiana showing the five regional task forces: north, south, central, east, and west.

Are you interested in connecting kids to meals in your school, district or community? Join your Regional Task Force.

Regional Task Forces are composed of on the ground partners and champions who work collaboratively to support schools interested in ensuring all kids start the day with the fuel they need to learn and grow through…

  • Identifying and sharing resources, including funding
  • Peer to peer learning
  • Collaborative planning

Task Force Members

Advisory Council

  • Sara Gasiorowski, SNS, School Nutrition Director at MSD Wayne Township
  • Vickie Coffey, Director of Nutrition Services and Healthy Schools at Richland Bean-Blossom Community Schools
  • Kathleen Prechtel, RD, School Nutrition Director at St. Rose of Lima Catholic School and St. Lawrence Schools
  • Trudie Wolfe – Beech Grove City Schools