The No Kid Hungry Innovation Challenge (Jefferson City, MO)

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Hungry for Change?

1 in 6 Americans face hunger every day.* How do we work together to address food insecurity in schools?

We believe youth have the answer to help lead change in their own school communities.

Register Your School Team Today to Save Your Spot for This Unforgettable Day! $15,000 in Grant Prizes Will Be Awarded!

  • What: A FREE one day pitch-and-invest social entrepreneurship workshop
  • Who: A teacher and up to 5 students ages 13-17 from the same school
  • When: Tuesday, October 30, 9:30 AM -3:00 PM
  • Where: Jefferson City, Missouri (Venue to be confirmed shortly)

Why Not Join Us?

  • $15,000 in grant funding available to support student-led ideas
  • No cost to attend or participate
  • Very little pre-work required - projects will be designed on site!
  • Transportation reimbursement available (up to $100 per group)
  • Substitute teacher reimbursement available
  • Opportunity for students to win funding for their schools

Students Will…

  • Connect with mentors to learn about, design and pitch their BIG ideas to increase access to or participation in USDA nutrition programs such as school breakfast, afterschool meals and snacks or summer meals programs.
  • Generate actionable ideas that make an impact in their local communities
  • Develop leadership and social entrepreneurship skills
  • Be empowered to lead healthy change in school communities
  • Compete to win up to $1,000 for their school to implement their idea

Want to learn more?

If you have questions, get in touch with us at, call us at 856-425-2953.

*Source: US Dept of Agriculture

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