Over one-third of the
Going without food can cause behavioral and psychological effects such as depression, aggression, anxiety, and poor social skills. Food is the most essential school supply.
When Hunger Ends, Learning Begins. Food for Kids currently has four programs to help combat this problem: The Backpack Program, Kid's Cafe, the Summer Feeding Program and School Pantries, a pilot program launched at Putnam City West that will be expanding to middle and high schools very soon.
A $100 donation can provide enough weekend and holiday food for one child for an entire school year.
A gift of $5,000 will provide enough food for 25 hungry children at one school for an entire school year. Please donate now to the
Thanks to you, the viewers of News 9 and News On 6 (our sister station in Tulsa), many Oklahoma children are getting the food they need. But many more need your help. Donate now to help our children.
One in four children in Oklahoma struggles with hunger.
Among households with children in Oklahoma, 26% are experiencing hunger.
Today, more people are enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program than any other time in Oklahoma's history.