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Our children win - and everyone wins - when hunger is solved!

Summer is a tough time for children who rely on free or reduced-fee school meals as their most reliable source of nutrition. The Hunger Free Summer campaign exists to ensure that no child goes hungry during summer break. Together we can succeed.

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Child Hunger in Michigan

In southeast Michigan, more than 300,000 children receive free or reduced-price meals in school.

According to Kids Count in Michigan, 2016:

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Child hunger is a critical problem in Michigan. 1 in 5 kids in southeast Michigan struggles with hunger and more than a third of Michigan children live in homes where no parent has full-time, year-round employment.

Many of these children rely on school meals for their daily nutrition. In southeast Michigan alone, nearly 300,000 children receive free or reduced-fee meals. When the school year ends, hunger sets in and these children often go without the food they need to grow healthy and strong.