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Hunger's Hope | Speak Out Against Hunger This September
Do You "Like" Your Local Food Bank? September is Hunger Action Month and we are asking you to Speak Out Against Hunger™! One way you can Speak Out Against Hunger™ is to connect with your local Feeding America member food bank by "liking" them on Facebook.
Send a Virtual Postcard to Congress For
Hunger Action Month, we are excited to introduce the Feeding America
Postcard Campaign on Facebook. The goal of the Postcard Campaign is to
make it easy for you to send a personal postcard to your Members of
Congress and urge them to protect programs that help put food on the
table for millions of hungry Americans. Special thanks to Tyson for supporting the virtual postcards application. Send a postcard today»
Speak out Against Hunger™ Be
part of the movement to raise awareness this September and Speak Out Against Hunger™. Watch
and share this exclusive video featuring Nick Cannon, 50 Cent, Samantha
Harris, Ellie Krieger, Rachael Ray and Allison Sweeney explaining why
they are taking action this September.
USDA recently reported that the number of people in the United States
who struggle with hunger has increased to more than 50 million – that’s 1
in 6 Americans – including nearly 17 million children. And last week,
the U.S. Census released new statistics which find that more than 46
million Americans, 15% of Americans living in poverty in 2011. Learn
more about the impact of hunger in your community and Map the Meal Gap
in your county using our interactive map.
Donate Miles Through United Airlines For
the past three years, United has partnered with Feeding America during
Hunger Action Month and throughout the year. Our partnership has helped
provide more than 4 million meals to people in need. As a United
customer here are two ways you can help:
Purchase a ChoiceMenu snack box on your next United flight and United will donate a portion of the sale to Feeding America.
Hungry Kate, the girl with a belly ache.
Kate, a fictional character, represents the very real situation in
which many children find themselves in when their parents lose their
jobs. Help raise awareness about the nearly 17 million children at risk
of hunger by sharing this video with family and friends.
Join the Conversation Hello!
I’m Dan Michel, Digital Marketing Manager here at Feeding America. It’s
been impressive to watch our communities come together for Hunger
Action Month both online and offline! I wanted to let you know about our
Twitter chat on Wed. 9/26 at 12 pm CT where we will discuss the recent
hunger & poverty numbers. Follow along at hashtag #HungerAction.
Hope you can make it!
Hunger Champions “
I am a Hunger Champion because there is simply too much need—especially
when it comes to our nation’s hungry children—and it’s sad to see that
need, and not be able to provide the solution. That’s why my wife and I
have been fighting hunger in our community since 2000. ”
HUNGER QUIZ Child hunger affects what aspect of a child's development?
All of the Above
Go Orange For Hunger Check out our facebook photo album of People going ORANGE to show their support of Hunger Action Month. Take your own picture showing how you are going orange for hunger and share it with us on Facebook this September!
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member food banks and engage our country in the fight to end hunger.
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