How You Can Get Involved And Help End Childhood Hunger Year-Round
September is Hunger Action Month™, started by our partners at Feeding America in 2008. It is a reminder that hunger exists in America and that together we can all do something to help end it. This month, Feeding America urges us all to take action in our own communities to help solve hunger, one person and one meal at a time.
We support Hunger Action Month, and hope that you will help us on our mission to eradicate childhood hunger all year long. In America one in five children live in households without consistent access to adequate food. One in five children means that it’s very likely you know a child who is hungry. It’s a big problem and we need everyone to continue to take action to help solve it.
Here are a few ways you can take action and be a hero to a child in need.
Stay Informed: Nearly 17 million children live at risk of hunger every day in America. That’s a big problem, but knowing there is a problem is half of the battle. Stay informed by following Hunger Is on Facebook and Twitter or join the movement and receive Hunger Is email updates. We will keep you informed about the progress being made to keep children across the country fed who are struggling hunger. We’ll also let you know when, where and how you can continue to make a difference.
Spread the Word: Childhood hunger is a problem we can only tackle if we’re working together. We’ve got to build awareness around the childhood hunger crisis if we’re going to solve it. Spreading the word is one of the most important things you can do for the Hunger Is movement. Tell your friends, family, co-workers, anyone who will listen. Share the facts, info graphics, and stories on our social media pages to help bring attention to how common this problem is in America.
Volunteer: We can help you find local volunteer opportunities in your own neighborhood! These programs are all focused on solving childhood hunger and need volunteers to help continue to take action.
Click here to get started and volunteer today.
Donate to Hunger Is: Your donation to Hunger Is will support innovative and effective programs focused on ending childhood hunger. Each and every donation we receive is one step closer to eradicating childhood hunger in America. Donate now.