C&S is proud to partner with highly effective and respected national nonprofit organizations and to make sustained investments in their work. Each of our partners was selected carefully for their dedication to causes we believe in and for their ability to change lives and communities.
The Congressional Hunger Center fights hunger by developing leaders! Its Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program is a social justice program that trains, inspires, and sustains emerging leaders. It uniquely equips Fellows with both field and policy experience, partnering with community-based organizations across the country and national anti-hunger organizations in Washington, DC, to immerse Fellows hands-on in a diversity of innovative approaches to eliminate hunger and poverty.
The Conservation Fund is dedicated to conserving land, protecting the environment and training leaders. To date, the Fund has helped protect more than 7 million acres, sustaining wild havens, working lands and vibrant communities.
Feeding America is the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization whose mission is to feed America’s hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage our country in the fight to end hunger.
First Book provides access to new books and educational resources for children in need. To date, First Book has distributed more than 130 million books to programs and schools serving children from low-income families throughout the United States and Canada. By making new, high-quality books available on an ongoing basis, First Book is transforming the lives of children in need and elevating the quality of education.
Together with communities, FoodCorps serves to connect kids to healthy food in school. It recruits, trains and places AmeriCorps leaders into limited-resource schools for a year of public service where they teach hands-on lessons about food and nutrition; build and tend school gardens, and teach cooking lessons; and help change what’s on lunch trays, giving kids healthy food from local farms.
No child should go hungry in America, but 1 in 5 kids will face hunger this year. Using proven, practical solutions, No Kid Hungry is ending childhood hunger today by ensuring that kids start the day with a nutritious breakfast and families learn the skills they need to shop and cook on a budget. When we all work together, we can make sure kids get the healthy food they need. No Kid Hungry is a campaign of national anti-hunger organization Share Our Strength.
The Student Conservation Association’s mission is to build the next generation of conservation leaders and inspire lifelong stewardship of the environment and communities by engaging young people in hands-on service to the land.
The United Way creates long-lasting community change by addressing the underlying causes of significant local issues. Common focus areas include helping children and youth achieve their potential, promoting financial stability and independence, and improving people’s health.