Help Create A #HungerFreeSummer
Tell Everyone You Know, and then DO something to help!
Our Class Learned Some Facts That We Couldn't Ignore
- 15.8 million children lived in food-insecure households in 2013.[i]
- Twenty percent or more of the child population in 38 states and D.C. lived in food-insecure households in 2013, according to the most recent data available. The District of Columbia (31%) and Mississippi (29%) had the highest rates of children in households without consistent access to food.[ii]
- This information obtained from HERE
If YOU want to help (and we all should) Here's some ideas!
-TELL people about this problem! Send them to Kid President's Tell-A-Thon video
-Participate in or hold a FOOD DRIVE
-Be creative about ways to raise money for organizations that are helping! We had some ideas:
- Bake Sale
- Benefit Concerts (play an instrument? sing a song? Invite friends to help!)
- Car Wash
- Lemonade Stand
- Online Fundraising
- Do chores for your parents
- Collect canned goods from your neighbors
- Sell your art or bracelets or lawn-mowing skills for $$ to donate
- If you know someone who is hungry, invite them to lunch at your house without making them feel weird about it!
- Be a friend!!
- Tell people about The Milton Hershey School