To help schools close the gap in funding to ensure continuity of school meals, GENYOUth launched
the For Schools' Sake fund raising campaign and
End Student Hunger Fund. This report reflects data from the grant applications received.
Applications by locale:
End Student Hunger Fund
$1,265,669 in funds requested by
435 schools in Illinois since the application launched on March 30th, 2020.
To serve meals outside the cafeteria, schools are requesting funding for:
Heat Map of Applications Received
75% are from high need areas, based on each school's level of free/reduced meal eligibility.