A different twist on “singing for your supper”!! Updates on events scheduled for Feed Northland Kids….

Two and a Half Tenors to hold a benefit concert, Tuesday, June 9, 2015


Race for Hope KC

This new half-marathon in Kansas City, taking place along Shoal Creek Parkway, will benefit a few northland charities, and Feed Northland Kids is pleased to be included.  Click the title above for registration information. We’d love to see you May 16th!!



5th annual Bill Cross 5K Walk/Run for BackSnacks, October 11th, 8 am


Save the date for our annual 5K. Run website and registration details to follow soon!

bill cross fun run logo

Majority of U.S. public school students are in poverty

Low Income Students Now a Majority in the Nation’s Public Schools.

For the first time in at least 50 years, a majority of U.S. public school students come from low-income families, according to a new analysis of 2013 federal data, a statistic that has profound implications for the nation. The Southern Education Foundation reports hat 51 percent of students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade in the 2012-2013 school year were eligible for the federal program that provides free and reduced-price lunches. The lunch program is a rough proxy for poverty, but the explosion in the number of needy children in the nation’s public classrooms is a recent phenomenon that has been gaining attention among educators, public officials and researchers. “You spend some time with little ones like this and it’s gut wrenching. . . . These kids aren’t thinking, ‘Am I going to take a test today?’ They’re thinking, ‘Am I going to be okay?’ ”Read the entire article from The Washing Post here…….