Michael is creative, shy, and thoughtful. He attends a breakfast program in his community, where each day he politely asks if he can help by being a chef. He has big dreams of running a restaurant one day. Until then though, Michael's other dream is just to get enough food to eat each day. *pictures and names are changed to protect children's identity.
Over 790 programs that serve hungry kids nutritious food in Canada participate in the Show Kids You Care National Network of Breakfast, Lunch, and Snack Programs.
Program leaders are made up of parent volunteers, school principals, teachers, school nurses, ministers, child and youth workers, street leaders, and more.
In this video, Kristy Taylor, Executive Director of Show Kids You Care, interviews Julie Densham, Director of the Hamilton -Wentworth District School Board Foundation - one of Show Kids You Care's most successful feeding programs.