Many low-income children don’t eat enough food outside of school to support their growing bodies and minds. Nutritious snacks and meals give students a healthy boost. Teachers report that when students have access to healthy food it gives them additional energy to learn and to stay focused.
Maui Food Bank’s Youth Programs include:
A long term partnership with the Food Bank, Youth Centers and Boys & Girls Clubs that provides meals and snacks to kids and youth who are at risk of going hungry.
Summer Meal Program
In cooperation with the USDA, the Food Bank sponsors agencies that work with children and youth by providing nutritious meals for summer programs.
Providing food assistance for college students who are food insecure.