This work is accomplished through the Full Plates Full Potential network, made up of non-profits, private citizens, government officials, business leaders, civic organizations, chefs, and others providing innovative hunger solutions in their communities. These partners work together, implementing proven best practices from around the state that remove the barriers that keep kids from healthy food. The FPFP Network brings together organizations that each play a role in our ability to reach children with the meals they need to thrive where they live, learn and play. Each has a strategy that delivers nutritious food to the child wherever they are in order to remove barriers that keep them from accessing the available meals. Barriers like funds, stigma, time, and transportation.
The FEED kids™ program is a turnkey cause marketing and civic crowdfunding initiative designed for businesses of all sizes and industries to take action toward ending child hunger in Maine. Every dollar raised helps connect a kid with ten meals.
Fund Local™ empowers public schools from across Maine to request support on the Fund Local™ platform that will lead to the end of child hunger in their school/district. Providing much-needed funding, materials, and experiences to take full advantage of the available USDA Child Nutrition funding. Right now, there are requests that you can help bring to life with a gift of any amount.
Full Plates Full Potential is now a Maine nonprofit corporation that has applied for 501(c)(3) status with the Internal Revenue Service. Full Plates Full Potential is currently awaiting the determination of the Internal Revenue Service on this application. If this determination is favorable, your contribution will be deductible to the extent permitted by law.
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