The Child Hunger Hero award program recognizes school districts and community partners making outstanding contributions to food security for kids within Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank’s service area.
How does it work?
Partners will be evaluated on their child nutrition food security programs including: school breakfast, summer food, afterschool meals, weekend meals, school pantries, and other child food security efforts.
Who is eligible?
Public and private school districts and community Sponsors of the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and/or Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) in Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Cambria, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Somerset and Washington Counties.
What are the award levels?
Awards will be given based on how significantly a partner contributes to a detailed list of child food security program standards. Model partners will be awarded bronze, silver, or gold levels, all of which indicate exceptional service.
How do I apply?
Applications for 2021 are closed. Awards will be announced in March. Applications available for 2022 will be posted to this webpage when the application opens in September and will remain on this webpage through the due date of November 1st.