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No Kid Hungry

Focus Areas

  • Increasing participation in the Summer Food Service Program
  • Increasing participation in the School Breakfast Program
  • Increasing participation in the CACFP (Child and Adult Care Food Program) At-Risk Afterschool Program
  • 2017 No Kid Hungry Strategies Summary


Working Group Members


Tom Browning, Illinois Action for Children

Staff Support

Sonianne Lozada, Greater Chicago Food Depository / No Kid Hungry Illinois


Signe Anderson, Food Reserach and Action Center
Robin Brown, Midwest Dairy Council
Diane Doherty, Illinois Hunger Coalition
Jonathan Doster, The Ounce of Prevention Fund
Daylan Dufelmeier, UIC Chicago Partnership for Health Promotion
Jill Edelblute, YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago
John Cheney Egan, Illinois Department of Children and Family Services

Vista Fletcher, USDA Food and Nutrition Services

Amy Funk, University of Illinois Extension
Mark Haller, Illinois State Board of Education
Maged Hanafi, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Lilah Handler, EverThrive Illinois

Alicia Huguelet, Greater Chicago Food Depository

Jenny Hansen, United Way of Metropolitan Chicago

Merdis Hudson, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Patricia Islas, Community Organizing Family Issues

Nadeen Israel, EverThrive Illinois

Lolita Lopez, EverThrive

Barbara Karacic, Community Member

Amanda Kritt, Illinois Hunger Coalition

Jennifer Nau, Northern Illinois Food Bank
Angela Odoms-Young, UIC Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition
Teresa Schryver, Northern Illinois Food Bank
Lupe Villanueva, Catholic Charities
Jessica Willis, Northern Illinois Food Bank

If you have questions or recommendations for No Kid Hungry, please contact:

Sonianne Lozada