NO KID HUNGRY LETTER CONTEST

FIRST PRIZE IS $500

Sponsored by We are Teachers

Students who are at least thirteen (13) years old are eligible to participate. Write to a local or national leader such as a congressperson, superintendent, or mayor. Tell the leader why ending childhood hunger in America is important, and ask him or her to take action. Share the letter with others—your school community, local news outlet, etc.

Deadline

Submit Your Essay By: 9/27/2013

Winners Announced: 10/21/2013

Prizes

  • One first-place winner will receive a $500 cash scholarship and a $500 donation toward a child hunger nonprofit of his or her choice. The first-place winner’s teacher will receive $1,000 to use for his or her classroom.
  • One second-place winner will receive a $250 cash scholarship and $250 donation.
  • One third-place winner will receive a $75 cash scholarship and $75 donation.

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