05 Nov YMCA of Greater Kansas City Receives $10,000 Grant from General Mills Foundation, Hometown Giving
Posted at 16:49h in Grants in Action, Industry News, Success StoriesYMCA of Greater Kansas City recently received a grant for $10,000 from the General Mills Foundation Hometown Giving to support the Y’s Food Program. The Y’s Food Program consists of open meal distribution sites, five-component meals for youth enrolled in Y-Club afterschool care, and Saturday breakfasts. The Y intends to serve 90,000 meals to 7,500 children in the next 12 months. The program helps ensure that healthy food is available, adequate, accessible, affordable, and appropriate for children experiencing food insecurity. It is the Y’s goal to offer five-component meals and serve fresh produce with meals as often as possible.