Helping kids make healthier choices by connecting the lessons children learn in their classrooms to the foods they eat on their lunch trays, at home, and in their communities.

How You can help:

How You can help:

  • Donate
  • Teachers
  • Parents
  • Join Our Team


Educators passionate about food and nutrition will be trained in a cohort for the upcoming year.

We encourage you to apply or nominate others who you think would be a great fit.

Become a certified educator.



Bring Pilot Light to your school. Assist with program delivery. Nominate a passionate teacher.

Enlist your favorite Chicago chef.
Attend an event.

Donate generously.



Our ever-growing team needs champions of food and nutrition, who are willing and able to help us achieve our goals.

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Our impact is measurable and growing. Help us expand our reach.

Our Impact

We've learned from past efforts and improved upon other approaches.

Our Difference

Meet the "rock stars" that are making things happen at Pilot Light.

Our Team

Calendar Upcoming Events

4th Annual Feed Your Mind Gala

Revel Fulton Market 1215 W Fulton Market, Chicago, IL 60607

Our Blog: Feeding Minds

June 14, 2017

Berry Bonanza: savory stuff

By Brenna O’Dea Berries are some of the sweetest summer treats to find at the farmer’s market. But they are good for more than just desserts. This one goes out to all of you born WITHOUT a sweet tooth. Personally, I cannot relate to you…at all. I have quite the insatiable sweet tooth. It is […]

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