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.

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How You can help:

  • Donate
  • Teachers
  • Parents
  • Join Our Team

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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.

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

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Donate generously.

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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.

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

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March 10, 2019

Growing our Partnership with the University of Chicago

  Pilot Light’s partnership with the University of Chicago continues to grow!  With thanks to Advisory Board members Dr. Deb Burnet and Dr. Mike Quinn, we are the proud recipients of a grant from the Institution for Translational Medicine at the University of Chicago.  Through the $60,000 grant ($18,250 of which will directly support Pilot […]

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