The Children's Lunchbox Tackles Child Hunger
Childhood hunger is a very real problem in Anchorage. The Children's Lunchbox takes that challenge to heart every day. Feeding over 520 at-risk kids heathy meals every day is what we're all about. We offer a variety of programs including our weekend food program that sends home over 2000 bags each and every Friday during the school year to help meet the growing need for food aid.
Special thanks go to our community partners that help us get the word out about our mission. One of our partners is Kriner's Diner located at 2409 C Street, Anchorage, Alaska. They donate a portion of the proceeds from "Andy's Awesome Burger," their most popular burger, to The Children's Lunchbox. Go in and try one today!
Another community partner out on the frontlines is Harding Ranch. Harding Ranch has partnered with us for two years. Last year they donated 8,000 lbs. of meat to help feed hungry kids in Anchorage. This year they are collecting donations for our weekend food program. Each driver carries a wish list of our food needs.
The ongoing support from the Mt. View Lions Club is amazing! They purchase food for us, bring the donation in for us to weigh and then pay us $2 per pound for the food they donate. It's quite a program! Members also donate their time at community feasts in the fall and help with the weekend food program throughout the school year.
The Children's Lunchbox would like to recognize and say thank you to these community partners for all you do!