To nourish and transform the lives of children who face adversity

Paul Newman was passionate about bringing joy to children. Our work today honors his commitment to improving children’s lives, through a focus on three program areas:

Joyful Experiences for Children with Serious Illnesses

Joyful Experiences
for Children with
Serious Illnesses

Nutritious Food in Schools

Nutrition Education and School Food

Nutrition Security for Indigenous Youth

Food Justice

Mikayla and Taylor holding basket of squash

Make a difference together

Join with the Foundation to provide time and support to help kids who face adversity. The Newman’s Own Community Fund lets you participate in discussions, make donations, nominate nonprofits, and vote on grant recommendations.

Becoming a member is free (although 100% of money donated is pooled and given to grantees.)


Organizations working to improve the lives of children


Real people experiencing real impact

Read more about the organizations and people working to support positive growth and development for children every day.

Sarah and Akeem, standing with arms around each other

Taking their shot at camp

Siblings Sarah and Akeem get to focus on friendships and fun activities instead of their illness.

FoodCorps - Growing a Child's Imagination - Child in the garden

Growing a Child's Imagination

For Carson and others, healthy foods don’t just nurture the body, they spark the imagination.

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