Leadership + Service intersect for measurable results

Lead2Feed is completely aligned with the goals you need to meet in the classroom and within an association, club, or Advisory time. Our alignment to 21st Century Skills is evident throughout the lessons.

This program will help you achieve and reinforce your learning objectives while exciting students to use and retain what they learn.

If your school/association has a focus on Service Learning – Lead2Feed is the perfect, free, off-the-shelf program to empower students to use their leadership skills to serve others.

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The Lesson Plans

The Lesson Plans (see sample lesson) – packaged in a 10-Lesson or 6-Lesson Track – contain content adapted for most subject areas, providing clear instruction on Leadership while inspiring students to Feed the Need in their community and the world by serving others.

Don’t miss this great opportunity to shape the leaders of tomorrow while effectively meeting your teaching goals.

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Leadership Challenge

Official Rules

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Enter the Lead2Feed Leadership Challenge

Submit Your Project to the Challenge

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Leadership Challenge Details

To be eligible participants must:

  • Be full-time students in grades 6-12 of a public, private or charter middle school or high school
  • Be residents of one of the 50 U.S. states or the District of Columbia
  • Complete all ten Lead2Feed lessons
  • Select a 501c3 charity with which to partner for their project
  • Work in teams of at least three
  • Have a teacher or adult advisor work with them during their project


Entries must include:

  • A completed Lead2Feed Challenge Entry Form, including complete and specific responses to each question.
  • A minimum of 3 photos of the team in action completing their project;
  • 2 written student reflections on their experience with the Lead2Feed Challenge; and
  • A video of the team in action on their project or describing the project and outcomes.
  • Identify the Qualified Charity which must be an organization described in Section 501c3 of the Internal Revenue Code and classified as a public charity under Section 509 of the Internal Revenue Code) (a “Qualified Charity”). The Qualified Charities which are selected for one of the Lead2Feed prizes must submit an IRS tax determination letter documenting the 501c3 and public charity status of the Qualified Charity.


Entry Submission dates:

  • Projects are accepted all year. Final project submissions may be made at any time, but not later than the first Friday in April.


Winner Selection:

A panel of qualified judges selected by the Foundation for Impact on Literacy and Learning, Lift a Life Foundation, Yum! Brands Foundation will judge all eligible entries according to the following criteria:

  • Strategy: Project clearly states goals and action plan
  • Structure: Effective use of the right resources and processes to meet goal and execute plan
  • Culture: Creation of a supportive, engaging and encouraging team environment
  • Leadership and Teamwork 25%
  • Creativity and Innovation of the solution 25%
  • Impact on Defined problem or need (results, projected or actual) 25%

Judging for the Lead2Feed Challenge will be completed on or about the 15th of May.




  • Each year, student teams compete for a chance to win grants for their charity and tech products for their school or youth club.


Winner Notification:

  • Winning teams will be announced on or about the 15th of May.

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