Milford Food 2 Kids feeds local children who have little or no food resources during the weekend away from School. We are an initiative of the First United Church of Christ, Milford, in collaboration with the Connecticut Food Bank, and in partnership with our Schools and a growing number of Milford's caring community.
Milford Food 2 Kids strives to alleviate food insecurity among children and youth in our community. Food security impacts the well-being of children: physical, emotional and social health as well as their ability to learn. Since we are passionate about making sure that children have the resources they need to thrive, we have reached out to meet this local need.
We serve over 160 students from 13 schools.
School system social workers select the students that receive food each week on a degree of need basis. The students are anonymous to us. But we see all of these children and youth as our neighbors! With your help, we are able to purchase food, pack food bags on Thursdays and deliver to the schools on Fridays to be discretely distributed to students. We should and can and will extend this resource to the kids in Milford for their sakes and for the good of a strong community.
Feb. 22, 2018--Students and families from Live Oaks Elementary School packed. Read more about the special effort of these great volunteers. [ more ]
Barnes & Noble Event
Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017--Thank you to Barnes & Noble and all of our Milford Food 2 Kids volunteers. We had a fun-filled day meeting shoppers and employees, reading stories, visiting with Santa, wrapping gifts, enjoying music and making crafts. Thank you to Barnes & Noble and Gayle McMillan for welcoming us and supporting our mission. Thank you to Michele Steinlauf and Katie Dineson for organizing our volunteers. Thank you to everyone who mentioned us at the register!!! 2018 is full of promise for the students whom we serve because of the generosity of this community.
Nov. 24--Friday at 5:30 PM - 8 PM,The Milford Bank (33 Broad Street, Milford, CT) Join us as volunteers! We will meet in the parking lot at 4:30 PM and get ready for a fun-filled evening with our Milford Bank friends. [ more ]
September 2017--PFP Services of Orange, CT Partners with Milford Food 2 Kids. The FSP Foundation's Mission: To provide essential resources to help enrich the lives of children and families in our communities. Food is one of those essential resources that will enrich the learning experience and potentional of children and youth throughout Milford.
Milford Food 2 Kids is grateful for the chance to serve together. Read about the day of service. [ more ]
June 28--Kiwanis Club of Milford believes that "a child's potential is limitless, but it needs to be nurtured." And club members showed their passion for this nurture by their generous pledge to sponsor children for this upcoming school year! [ more ]
May 4, 2017 - The Milford Food 2 Kids Youth Volunteers won the Mayor's Youth Award at a ceremony on May 4 in Parson's Auditorium. The City of Milford is so thankful for all the young people who help ... [ more ]
Milford Food 2 Kids
34 West Main Street
Milford, CT 06460
Milford Food 2 Kids is an initiative of the First United Church of Christ, Milford, in collaboration with CT Food Bank, to attend to the needs of local children who have little or no food during the weekend away from school.