Child Hunger Organization: US

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Child Hunger Organization: US

Key Takeaways

  • In 2020, Share Our Strength — the organization that runs No Kid Hungry — generated total revenue of $159.8 million and spent $86.3 million.
  • No Kid Hungry spent $74 million in emergency grants across 1,953 schools & community groups in 2020.
  • In 2019, Feed the Children provided "68.6 million pounds of shelf-stable food and essential household items valued at $238.4 million to supplement family needs and offer hope to approximately 4.7 million people across the nation."

Introduction

An analysis of No Kid Hungry and Feed the Children have been provided in this report. The report includes details already provided in the initial hour of research and further details on the effectiveness, strategies, and results of both organizations.

No Kid Hungry

  • Address: 1030 15th Street, NW, Suite 1100 W Washington DC, 20005
Mission
  • No Kid Hungry states that its mission is to end childhood hunger. They promise not to stop in this quest until they've "met that promise and every single child in America has the food they need to grow up healthy and strong."
 Strategies
  • The organization looks to solve the problem of child hunger in the U.S. through the following strategies:
    • School breakfast
    • Summer meals
    • After school meals
    • Food skills education
    • Research & policy
    • Advocacy
  • Other strategies they adopt towards their goal are dine, shop, & share, fundraising, attend an event, speak-up for kids, and youth engagements.
    • Billy Shore — Executive chairman
    • Debbie Shore — Co-founder
    • Tom Nelson — President and CEO
    • Chuck Scofield — Executive vice president
    • Jill Davies — Chief Revenue Officer
    • Others
Results in the U.S.
  • In 2020, Share Our Strength — the organization that runs No Kid Hungry — generated total revenue of $159.8 million and spent $86.3 million. 76% of total expenses went to programmatic work, 18% was for fundraising, and 6% was for management and general activities.
Overall Effectiveness
  • No Kid Hungry spent $74 million in emergency grants across 1,953 schools & community groups in 2020. The grant was used to pay for things like shelf-stable and fresh foods, materials to transport meals, coolers, delivery vehicles, additional staff and hours, protective gear for staff, and signage for program outreach.
  • At the height of the pandemic, more than 250,000 families accessed the organization's meal finder app in search of free local meals for kids.
  • "Parents, caregivers, and community groups used Cooking Matters tools and programming 330,000 times from July 2019 to July 2020."
  • As of year-end 2020, the organization has total net liabilities and assets worth $128,318,334.

Feed the Children

  • Address: 333 N. Meridian, Oklahoma City, OK 73107
Mission
  • Feed the Children states that its mission is "providing hope and resources for those without life's essentials."
Strategies:
  • The organization's strategies involve:
    • Food access
    • Poverty
    • Health and water
    • Livelihood
    • Supporting education
    • Domestic disaster response
    • Travis Arnold — President and CEO
    • Becky Graninger — Chief development and marketing officer
    • Mike Panas — Chief information officer
    • Christy Tharp, CPA — Chief financial officer
    • Gary Sloan — Chief U.S. operations officer
    • Others
Results in the U.S.:
    • In 2019, the organization provided "68.6 million pounds of shelf-stable food and essential household items valued at $238.4 million to supplement family needs and offer hope to approximately 4.7 million people across the nation."
    • Serves breakfast and lunch to over 30 million children in the U.S.
Overall effectiveness:

Research Strategy

To provide an analysis of No Kid Hungry and Feed the Children, we scoured through each organization's website for relevant information.

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