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