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.
Dunbar High School
February 7, 2020
Ray Elementary students have joined forces with Alderman. Scott Waguespack and Alderman Susan Sadlowski Garza to help drive support for the prohibition on single use plastic and Styrofoam containers in Chicago.Students attended the press conference held by the Illinois Environmental Council on January 15 to introduce the ordinance to the Committee on Finance. Friends of […]Read More