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Partner with Universities to Build Your Summer Meals Capacity

Universities are active both on and off campus grounds in ways that present opportunities for partnership when school is out. Join us to learn how effective partnerships around the country leverage university assets such as kitchen facilities and volunteers to amplify efforts to serve children when school is out.

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Summer Meals at Public Housing Facilities

Summer meal service at public housing sites has expanded greatly in recent years. At the same time, for this model to continue to grow, program sponsors must successfully identify and engage key decision-makers who can lend management support to meal service at sites. Learn about opportunities to work with state Rural Development offices, property management companies and site staff to implement this service model in communities you serve.

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Serve Summer Meals at Nontraditional Sites

In our final webinar of this series, we will explore opportunities to extend meal service to migrant communities and intergenerational sites. Webinar attendees will first learn basic criteria for serving meals at migrant sites and will hear from providers who have pursued expanded service in this area.

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Breakfast After the Bell: Best Practices for High Schools

Learn about best practices that you can apply to your high school BAB program to increase participation and maintain a successful BAB program.

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Serving Summer Meals at Hospitals

Hospitals play many roles to facilitate health in communities – and hosting Summer Meals sites is one more! In a few communities across the country, hospitals have started serving meals to kids through SFSP. Join us for a webinar to learn more about this promising practice, hear from hospitals who have developed summer programs and get practical advice for starting a site in your community.

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Hunger in Our Schools

Take an inside look at new research from No Kid Hungry showing the reality of hunger for kids in America, as well as an overview of our solution.

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National Text for Summer Meals Information Session

Help families find summer meals in your state! Share Our Strength provides a nationally automated texting service that pulls information from the National Hunger Hotline to help families find local summer meals sites. Texting is a great addition to hotlines and websites, sending an address and additional information directly to a user’s phone. Learn an overview of how texting works, the data the system collects and strategies for using it to reach families during the summer.

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Year-Round Meals: Connecting Summer & Afterschool Meals

The webinar is the final installment of 2017's ‘School’s Out, Food’s In’ Summer Meals webinar series. Learn about streamlining options for summer and afterschool meals, as well as best practices for providers transitioning between the two programs.

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Advocacy 101: Make Ending Hunger a Policy Priority in Your State

When state legislatures start new sessions, there are new opportunities to take action to improve policies for children. Whether you are looking to educate lawmakers, build new relationships or push specific legislation, this webinar discusses the basics of advocacy and what is working across the country.  

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Amplifying Impact Through Summer Meals Marketing & Outreach

Learn about communication strategy that will amplify your ability to develop and implement an outreach plan that maximizes the impact of your meals program.