TOLEDO, Ohio — Connecting Kids to Meals is a nonprofit that has been serving the greater Toledo area for close to 20 years. Its current President & CEO, Wendi Huntley, has been at the helm for seven years and is being recognized for her efforts with the nonprofit on a national level.
The reason for the spotlight? All the work the organization has done.
According to Connecting Kids to Meals, one in four kids in Lucas County deals with childhood hunger and 40% live in poverty. When looking at the national numbers, Ohio is among eight states which consistently rank higher than the national average for food insecurity.