Helping kids make healthier choices by connecting the lessons they learn in their classrooms to the foods they eat on their lunch trays, at home, and in their communities.
Your donation can support a lesson, buy a lunch, or sponsor a year of programing. Or, to magnify your impact, become a Pilot Light Partner by making recurring donations to support our work in classrooms and communities throughout the year.
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.
Our ever-growing team needs champions of food and nutrition, who are willing and able to help us achieve our goals.
April 12, 2019
Last month, Pilot Light welcomed representatives from partner organizations to The Future of Food Education, a breakfast designed to foster conversations and visioning around a food educated Chicago. Hosted at the University of Chicago’s Polsky Center and in partnership with its Community Programs Accelerator, guests from more than 20 organizations participated, including Growing Home, Common […]Read More