Category Archives: Food Insecurity & Children

Kids eat a free Lunch at summer meal sites in El Dorado!

Lunch tickets are given to kids each day – the tickets go into a drawing for prizes this summer. July 20:  3 gift certificate winners ($25, $20 & $15). August 10: two winners get a bicycle appropriate for their age … Continue reading

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Kidz LunchBox Kickoff Celebration

Kids Need to Eat (KN2E) invites families with kids ages 18 and under in El Dorado to enjoy a fun family-friendly LunchBox Kickoff! What:  Kidz Summer LunchBox 2018 – Kickoff Celebration When:  Saturday, June 30, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm … Continue reading

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Volunteers needed to feed kids this summer!

Looking for something meaningful and fun to do this summer? Maybe something you could do with your children or grandchildren – or with your church group, civic group, co-workers, family and friends? Kidz LunchBox 2018 needs volunteers to help feed … Continue reading

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VISTA Summer Positions

KN2E has two 35-hours a week opportunities in El Dorado for HS graduates. These positions are ideal for those ages 18-24 looking for summer employment. Benefits include a living stipend and education award. The deadline to apply is May 7 … Continue reading

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Kidz Summer LunchBox 2018: What’s New?

Kidz Summer LunchBox invites children ages 1 – 18 to eat lunch with us, and then take additional foods home – weekdays, July 2 – August 10 (closed on July 4th) at 7 meal sites in El Dorado, including 6 … Continue reading

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Showing our love for Kidz LunchBox Fans & Friends

It’s February, which means Valentine’s Day is reminding us to celebrate love – and to specially recognize those who we love, admire, and appreciate. First of all, we want to show our love for all the amazing, hardworking volunteers who … Continue reading

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Childhood poverty – survey results released!

Last month KN2E circulated a one-question poverty survey: POVERTY SURVEY QUESTION What is your understanding about why one in five children in our community live with food insecurity due to poverty*? [*Poverty is defined as not having sufficient resources for … Continue reading

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