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Join Us in the Fight Against Childhood Food Insecurity

Join Us in the Fight Against Childhood Food Insecurity

Childhood food insecurity is an urgent and heartbreaking issue that affects countless young lives. Help Choose Our 2024 Non-Profit Partner!

In our quest to make a lasting impact, this year marks our final chapter of serving the incredible children in foster care. As we eagerly set our sights on the future, we are determined to combat food insecurity. That’s where you come in! We kindly seek your invaluable assistance in helping us discover our non-profit partner for the year 2024. Together, we can make a difference that resonates far and wide.

At The Lion Project, we firmly believe that every child deserves access to nutritious meals and the opportunity for a brighter future. To further our mission and expand our impact, we are calling upon our dedicated community to help us select the ideal non-profit partner for 2024. Together, we can make a lasting difference in the lives of children and work towards a world where no child goes to bed hungry.

The Need for Collaboration:
Addressing childhood food insecurity requires collaborative efforts between organizations, communities, and passionate individuals. By partnering with a non-profit that specializes in combating this issue, we can pool our resources, expertise, and dedication to create sustainable and impactful solutions. We recognize that there are incredible organizations already making significant strides in this field, and we want to ensure that we find the perfect match to maximize our collective impact.

Your Recommendations Matter:
We value your insights and recommendations. If you know of an outstanding non-profit organization dedicated to fighting food insecurity among children, we invite you to share your recommendations with us. Whether it’s an organization you’ve personally worked with or one that has touched your heart through their remarkable efforts, we want to hear from you. Your input can play a pivotal role in shaping the path we take towards building a healthier, more equitable future for the youngest members of our society.

Non-profits are welcome to fill out our application to partner with us by clicking here. 

Lion Project food insecurity

How to Get Involved:
To participate in the selection process, simply reach out to us through the form below. We encourage you to provide details about the non-profit organization you recommend and share any personal experiences or reasons why you believe they would be an excellent partner for us in addressing childhood food insecurity. Your contributions will help us make an informed decision that reflects the needs of our community and maximizes our collective impact.

Together, Let’s Make a Difference:
At The Lion Project, we firmly believe that positive change is possible when we come together with a shared purpose. By selecting the right non-profit partner for 2024, we aim to amplify our efforts, expand our reach, and create transformative solutions for childhood food insecurity. Join us in this crucial journey as we work towards a world where no child goes to bed hungry.

Childhood food insecurity is a pressing issue that demands our attention and action. By partnering with the right non-profit organization, we can bring hope, nutrition, and a brighter future to countless children facing hunger. We invite you to share your recommendations and join us in making a lasting difference in the lives of young ones. Together, let’s create a world where every child has access to nutritious meals and the opportunity to thrive.

About the program

Our mission is to accelerate nonprofit growth by offering in-kind service grants that seek to fill a gap for some of the most difficult budget items to fund. We do this for Nonprofit Partners in three ways:

  • Digital marketing support including Google Grants
  • Storytelling through professional videos
  • Hands-on service projects including supply donations

Each year, our board, staff, and experts review applications and carefully select Nonprofit Partners based on need and impact. These Nonprofit Partners are supported and engaged throughout the year.

We look forward to seeing your nominations and deeply appreciate our community!

Heartfelt Gratitude: Lion Project’s Commuter Donation Drive Success!

Heartfelt Gratitude: Lion Project’s Commuter Donation Drive Success!

We extend our deepest gratitude to everyone who participated in the Lion Project’s Commuter Donation Drive. Your support made a tremendous impact on the lives of kids and teens in foster care. Thank you! Your generosity knew no bounds. From toys, clothes, and shoes to suitcases, hats, and backpacks, each item filled our car to the brim. Your donations spoke volumes about the compassion and care within our community.

We witnessed an inspiring sight as our community came together to bring joy and comfort to those in need. Your contributions not only provide essential items but also send a powerful message of support and belonging. Thanks to your kindness, children and teens in foster care will receive not just material support but also a renewed sense of hope. Your donations will make a lasting difference in their lives, reminding them they are valued.

On behalf of the Lion Project team, we cannot express enough gratitude for your overwhelming support during the Commuter Donation Drive. Together, we are building a brighter future, one act of kindness at a time. Thank you for being part of our compassionate community.

With heartfelt thanks,

The Lion Project Team

Transforming Lives: Our Unforgettable Service Project for the Humenansky Family

Transforming Lives: Our Unforgettable Service Project for the Humenansky Family

In a world where acts of kindness are often overshadowed, our team recently embarked on a truly inspiring service project. With hearts brimming with compassion and an unwavering desire to make a meaningful difference, we were privileged to lend our assistance to the Humenansky family—an extraordinary household of 11 individuals, including two dedicated parents, their biological children, and the newly adopted children whom this remarkable family embraced as foster parents. Our mission was to transform their basement and give the home a little makeover, but it turned into so much more. With the power of teamwork and a shared purpose, we created a space where love, warmth, and hope could thrive.

Meeting the Humenansky Family:
Upon our first encounter with the Humenansky family, we were instantly captivated by their incredible dedication and unwavering commitment to providing a nurturing environment for foster children. Their love knew no bounds as they welcomed numerous young souls into their embrace, offering support, stability, and a sense of belonging. Overwhelmed by their selflessness, we were inspired to lend a helping hand in any way we could. Over the years, this family has fostered close to 50 children and teens!

Rebecca and Joe Humenansky's family

The Humenansky family

Breathing Life into the Basement: The basement of the Humenansky residence needed a little love. Our team saw an opportunity to create something special—a sanctuary where the family and children could gather, bond, and create cherished memories. The tasks at hand included painting the walls, working on the drywall, and reviving the space with a vibrant and inviting atmosphere. Little did we know that our project would expand beyond the basement itself.

The Lion Project service project

Creating a Cozy Living Area: In addition to the renovations, we wanted to provide the Humenansky family with a comfortable living area where they could relax and spend quality time together. With their input, we carefully selected and surprised them with a new art, an upgraded couch, and hung family portraits on the wall. Their living room was now a cozy retreat. The joy on their faces, as they saw the upgrades, was priceless and reinforced our commitment to making this service project truly remarkable.

The Lion Project service project

Inspiring Art: We aimed to ignite creativity and inspiration within the basement by transforming one wall into a captivating chalkboard canvas, providing a space where the children could unleash their imaginations and bring their ideas to life. This dedicated wall became a showcase for their vibrant works of art, proudly displaying their creativity. Musical instruments line the walls, and shelves are full of an array of toys and books creating an environment that nurtures both playfulness and learning. The basement is a haven for self-expression, where artistic endeavors, musical melodies, and imaginative play harmoniously coexist.

Revitalizing the Parents’ Bedroom: Recognizing the tremendous love and care the parents provide to their children, we wanted to offer them a haven of their own—a space where they could retreat, recharge, and find solace. With their blessing, we gave their bedroom a makeover, transforming it into a tranquil sanctuary. Fresh linens, soft lighting, and thoughtful decor created an atmosphere of serenity and rejuvenation—a small gesture to express our gratitude for their tireless dedication.

The Lion Project service project

Overall, our hearts were filled! We truly enjoyed working on this service project and are so grateful to have met this amazing family!

The Energy Dilemma Q&A with Adam Stielstra and Bill Butler

The Energy Dilemma Q&A with Adam Stielstra and Bill Butler

The Lion Project recently threw a luncheon that opened our eyes to the world of energy! Attendees were treated to a screening of Lion Media’s docuseries, The Energy Dilemma, and a Q&A session with its producer and director, Adam Stielstra, and executive producer, Bill Butler.

The Energy Dilemma is a compelling series that tackles some of the most pressing issues facing the energy industry today. From the impact of climate change to the pros and cons of various renewable energy sources, the series covers it all. The screening of the series was an eye-opening experience, and attendees left with a deeper understanding of the complexities of the energy industry and the challenges it faces.

But that wasn’t all! After the screening, attendees had the opportunity to chat with Adam Stielstra and Bill Butler during a Q&A session. They shared insights into the making of the series, the challenges they faced, and what they hoped viewers would take away from the series. The session was lively and engaging, and attendees left feeling inspired and informed.

This event was a great reminder of the kind of work that Lion Media can create. Adam and Bill’s ability to take complex issues and present them in an accessible and engaging way is truly remarkable. The Energy Dilemma is just one example of the talent that is within Lion Media, our sister company.

Overall, The Lion Project’s luncheon event was an absolute blast! It proved that learning can be fun, and that events like this can bring people together to engage with important issues. We’re grateful to Adam Stielstra, and Bill Butler for sharing their expertise and creating such an engaging series that will continue to grow!

The Energy Dilemma

The Energy Dilemma

This 5-episode preview is a must-watch series for anyone interested in energy production, consumption, and transitions in the US and beyond. Follow us on this eye-opening journey and learn where energy comes from, how it’s produced and consumed, and where our future of energy is heading. 🔜⚡⁠

At The Lion Project, we’re committed to creating positive change for the greater good, and we believe The Energy Dilemma is a story that needs to be told. We can’t wait for you to join us on this important mission. 💪🌟⁠

Produced and directed by Adam Stielstra⁠
Created by Adam Stielstra and Bill Butler⁠
Executive producer: Bill Butler⁠