No Kid Hungry is working to support emergency feeding across the country and has compiled a regularly updated resource library to help program sponsors, community partners, and advocates provide meals to children during school closures related to the coronavirus.
Don’t forget to check out our 2021-2022 webinar series to hear from local champions and expert speakers on innovative ways to ensure that no kid goes hungry in Indiana.
Indiana Department of Education School Nutrition Programs COVID Toolkit
This toolkit provides Indiana School Nutrition Departments guidance, tips and tricks for navigating meal service during COVID-19.
Meal Service Strategies:
These resources are designed to help schools and child nutrition program operators navigate the unprecedented challenges of the 2020-2021 school year and ensure that children continue to receive the nutrition they need, including
School Meals Marketing Toolkit
This toolkit was created to help you get the word out to families about meals available for kids.
School Breakfast Toolkit
This toolkit provides resources on how to reach more students with your breakfast program, including resources on implementing alternative meal models like Breakfast in the Classroom, Grab and Go, and Second Chance Breakfast.
Lunch Assist has a free training webinar focused on safety while serving meals with COVID-19 (20 min).
Closing the Meal Gap
Food insecure families often rely on multiple sources of food assistance. Free or reduced school meals are critical in providing much-needed nutrition to children, but sometimes this isn’t enough. School hunger relief programs can help feed students and their families, even after the school day ends. Take time to consider whether a program like this is something your administration could implement.