Extra Mile Walk 2023
- Click “Donate” and you will be directed to a secure area to complete your transaction.
- Enter the amount you wish to donate.
- Enter donor information.
- Select a school/department from the drop down menu.
- Complete your transaction.
NOTE: If you would like to donate to more than one school/department, please complete a separate transaction for each.
Suggested Donation Amounts
A $10 donation will provide a student with a food-filled BackPack for one weekend.
A $15 donation will supplement the needs of a family of 4 at their School Food Market for one month.
A $50 donation will supplement the needs of a family of 4 at their monthly School Food Market for a semester.
A $100 donation will supplement the needs of a family of 4 at their monthly School Food Market for an entire academic year.
A $250 donation will provide a student with a food-filled BackPack each weekend for an academic year.
In collaboration with more than 110 school partners in Southeast Nebraska, 867,983 meals were connected through our Child Hunger Programs last fiscal year. The BackPack Program connects more than 2,000 households with easy to prepare meals and snacks each Friday during the academic year. School Food Markets and Pantries are held in schools across Southeast Nebraska, where nearly 4,000 students and their families select food items from a monthly pop-up distribution in their school. The Lincoln Public Schools Emergency Pantry, which provides shelf-stable foods from a centrally located space three days a week during the school year, and the Student-Parent Voucher Program, vouchers to help student parents offset the cost of groceries, also aim to alleviate child hunger.
When Lulu’s mother’s van breaks down, money for food becomes tight and the Hunger Monster comes into their lives. Only visible to Lulu, Hunger Monster is a troublemaker who makes it hard for her to concentrate in school. How will Lulu help her mom and defeat the Monster when Lulu has promised never to speak the monster’s name to anyone?
This realistic—and hopeful—story of food insecurity builds awareness of the issue of childhood hunger, increases empathy for people who are food insecure, and demonstrates how anyone can help end hunger. Lulu and the Hunger Monster™ empowers children to destigmatize the issue of hunger before the feeling turns into shame.