The mission of The Sheridan Story is to fight child hunger through community and school partnerships. They provide food to children living in food insecurity and focus on the "food gaps"- the times students aren't at school to access the meal programs. They currently provide their food programs to over 7,000 children per week. The Sheridan Story’s Weekend Food Program provides five-pound bags of wholesome food each Friday to children utilizing school meal programs.
The Sheridan Story team sources an increasing variety of nutritious, substantive food - rather than single-serve or snack food items - to ensure the children and families served by the program are nourished in a robust and culturally appropriate way. This direct approach has allowed them to make a significant impact on child hunger in the Twin Cities.