The Child Hunger Hero award program recognizes school districts and community partners making outstanding contributions to food security for kids within Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank’s service area.
Partners will be evaluated on their child nutrition food security programs including: school breakfast, summer food, afterschool meals, weekend meals, school pantries, and other child food security efforts.
Public and private school districts and community Sponsors of the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and/or Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) in Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Cambria, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Somerset and Washington Counties.
Awards will be given based on how significantly a partner contributes to a detailed list of child food security program standards. Model partners will be awarded bronze, silver, or gold levels, all of which indicate exceptional service.
Applications will open in September and must be completed by November 1st. Awards will be announced in January. Applications available for download will be posted to this webpage when the application opens in September and will remain on this webpage through the due date of November 1st.
Please reach out to your regional Child Nutrition Outreach Coordinator if you have any questions about the process, application, or scoring.
Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, and Lawrence Counties – Abigail Robinson, email@example.com
Cambria, Indiana, and Somerset Counties – Chelsey Novak, firstname.lastname@example.org
Fayette, Greene, and Washington Counties – Mara Babilya, email@example.com