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    We are looking for two qualified individuals to fill the following positions: Summer Meal/Nutrition Education/Cooking Specialist & School Breakfast/Americorps Specialist.

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State News

News from No Kid Hungry

August 28, 2015

Welcome to No Kid Hungry's weekly round-up of stories about kids poverty and hunger. Those are serious topics, so we tend to share a lot of bad (or at least sobering) news with you, but today we're delighted to show you some real success stories.

August 25, 2015

Kids are heading back to school across the country, and more and more of them are starting their day with a free, healthy breakfast – served as part of the regular school day, not early in the morning.

Research shows just how powerful it can be to make breakfast as part of the school day, especially for kids from low-income families. And we’re seeing just how big an impact it can have in Los Angeles, the second-largest school district in the nation and home of the country’s largest school breakfast program.

August 21, 2015

Kids, hunger, poverty, social justice and the little stories that lift us up: No Kid Hungry's weekly round-up of news, articles and links you might be interested in. We skipped a couple weeks, here in the doldrums of late summer, but we've got some really great stories to share with you today, mostly from the world of politics.

July 24, 2015

Welcome to the No Kid Hungry Weekly Review, formerly known as the No Kid Hungry Tip Sheet, a title that a colleague recently noted "was confusing and boring". Our new title is not, perhaps, more exciting, but may be less confusing. "Judge us less by the labels we wear than by our persistent labour for sure if slow progress," as John Burns wrote.

July 10, 2015

Kids, hunger, poverty, social justice and the little stories that lift us up: No Kid Hungry's weekly round-up of news, articles and links you might be interested in. Did we miss a great story? Drop us a line and let us know.

June 26, 2015

Kids, hunger, poverty, social justice and the little stories that lift us up: No Kid Hungry's weekly round-up of news, articles and links you might be interested in. Did we miss a great story? Drop us a line and let us know.

June 23, 2015

Today, the leaders of New York City agreed to make breakfast part of the school day for kids at every elementary school in the city – 339,000 students in all.

June 18, 2015

Kids, hunger, poverty, social justice and the little stories that lift us up: No Kid Hungry's weekly round-up of news, articles and links you might be interested in. Did we miss a great story? Drop us a line and let us know.

From our Blog

  • When I observed traditional breakfast at Hedges Elementary I asked the students who had heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Every student proceeded to raise their hands, but when asked how many students actually eat breakfast the hands were few. In the Kalispell School District...
    December 15, 2014
  •   It was still dark out this morning as I made my way to Helena Middle School to observe their newly rolled out “Grab-and-Go” breakfast.  By my standards, it was an early start to the day, but I soon found out that the food service worker who was preparing the food had been there since...
    November 3, 2014

Check out the interactive map below for information on locations of Afterschool Meal Programs, Summer Food Service Programs, Cooking Matters at the Store Tours, and School Breakfast models in the State of Montana!

State Activities

End Childhood Hunger

State Priorities

Montana No Kid hungry focuses on core program strategies to strengthen these public child nutrition programs:

Short term priorities:

  • Summer Food Service Program
  • Child and Adult Care Food Program Afterschool Meals
  • Expanded School Breakfast Program participation

Long term priorities:

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly Food Stamps)
  • Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

If you need food assistance, call: 406-444-3518.

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