We Empower Youth Through Nutritious Meals and Positive Messages
Our mission is to inspire and motivate youth to achieve their goals and conquer adversity. To reach, teach, and feed through nutritious meals, positive messages, and leadership that empowers youth with a mindset of success.
Founded in 2009, Cover 3 Foundation works to reduce the 10.1% of Virginia’s households who report the inability to access adequate food for their children due to a lack of money and other resources. C3’s Kids’ Meals acts as a tool to feed at-risk children, teach nutrition education, and offers a platform to educate children on portion control and nutrition. This combats food insecurity, childhood obesity, and reduces health problems caused by poor nutrition. Our services are offered to after school care programs in areas where at least 50% of the children are eligible for free and reduced price meals based upon school data, and we currently have more than 12,400 children in southeastern Virginia enrolled in our after-school feeding program. To date, we have served more than 2 million meals and snacks since 2010.