Category Archives: Food Insecurity & Children

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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Kidz LunchBox 2017 volunteers recognized

Kidz LunchBox couldn’t feed kids in the summer without dedicated and loyal volunteers! Some may only help for a shift or two, while others come weekly and more often. All were needed and appreciated. In 2017, we were blessed with … Continue reading

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Kidz LunchBox provides summer meals

Many thanks to the Butler County Times Gazette for publishing this awesome article about our new GLOW Bus (“Green LunchBox on Wheels”)! Click on the green bus to read article.

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