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2014 Hunger Summit

Registration for the annual Hunger Summit is open! This year's Hunger Summit will take place on Wednesday, April 30, at the Hilton in Springfield. We are pleased to announce that David Beckmann, President of Bread for the World, will be the keynote speaker.

Please use the following link to register:

The deadline to register is Friday, April 18, 2014. If you have any questions, please contact Jody Blaylock at or 773-843-7778.

2013 Hunger Summit

Here are materials from last year's Hunger Summit:

The Wellness Impact: Enhancing Academic Success through Healthy School Environments (PDF)
by Laura Frese, RD, LDN

What's Data Got to Do With You? (PDF)
by Amy Terpstra

Expanding Alternative Breakfast Models: An Overview of National Outreach and State-Level Work (PDF)
by Eyang Garrison

Cooking Matters Illinois (PDF)
by Janine Lewis

Nutrition Education Resources (PDF)
by Jennifer McCaffrey

Hunger Summit (PDF)
by Jean Douglas

WIC Overview (PDF)
by Tia Stovall

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Strategies and Information for Maximizing Participation (PDF)
by Melissa Cundari

Drive to End Hunger (PDF)
by Karen Patyk

Older Americans Act Nutrition Programs (PDF)
by Betsy Creamer

USDA – Food and Nutrition Service (PDF)
by Anita Thomas

Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) (PDF)
by Melissa Washington

Illinois Hunger Coalition Hunger Hotline Flyer
Illinois Hunger Coalition SNAP Flyer

Feeding America's "Perfect Storm"
by Lisa Davis

Illinois Commission to End Hunger Meetings

The Illinois Commission to End Hunger will meet at least twice annually with the Steering Committee meeting at least quarterly. The Working Groups will meet every month. A list of scheduled dates and locations can be found on the Working Groups Meetings page. In accordance with the Illinois Open Meetings Act meetings are open to the public and agendas will be posted in advance.