Cultivating Scalable Solutions to End Hunger

We believe a world without hunger is possible. Our collective impact approach allows us to pioneer research, to test and evaluate innovative models for ending hunger, and to collaborate with leaders to scale those ideas for maximum impact.

Promote Summer Meals in Your Community

Children need nutritious meals to learn, grow and thrive — even when school is out. This summer the Baylor Collaborative and the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) have partnered to increase participation in, and awareness of, no-cost Summer Meal Programs and the 3,385 meal sites serving Texas children this summer.

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New Rural Summer Meal Resources!

With updated requirements to meal service options offered through the USDA's Summer Food Service Program, rural communities can now participate in non-congregate meal service options such as home delivered meals.

The Baylor Collaborative has developed new resources to help guide communities in beginning a non-congregate mailed meal program.

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In the News

Jun. 4, 2024
New Resources to Help Rural Schools Serve Summer Meals

With updated requirements to meal service options offered through the USDA's Summer Food Service Program, rural communities can now participate in non-congregate meal service options such as home delivered meals. Learn about the Baylor Collaborative's new resources to help get a non-congregate mailed meal program up and running in your community.

Apr. 9, 2024
Baylor Symposium to Examine Hunger as a Key Driver of Migration

A three-day Baylor University symposium on “Migration and Food Needs: Latin American and U.S. Perspectives” will bring together scholars, practitioners, policymakers and students April 16-18 in an exploration of the crucial intersections between food, migration, religion, economic opportunity and human flourishing, including the culinary contributions of migrants to U.S. communities.

Sep. 18, 2023
Baylor Collaborative Celebrates 2023 Legislative Victories for Texas

The Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty exists to cultivate scalable solutions to end hunger. Many of those solutions come in the form of public policy. Legislation passed in the 2023 Texas Legislative Session mark significant wins for those most at risk of food insecurity in the state. 

Jun. 23, 2023
Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty Receives $250K Gift from Whitsons Culinary Group for Hunger Outreach Programs

The Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty has received a gift from the Whitsons Culinary group to assist with hunger outreach programs.