The Van with a Plan -Group 7
Our goal is to help hungry families by making a mobile food pantry. The food pantry will drive around and give all families in need food. Once we start to get more popular we will host events so the entire community can come and eat, too.
WAYS TO TAKE ACTION ON A PERSONAL LEVEL
We can help on a personal level by donating food to food banks or just giving the food to hungry families we know of.
WAYS TO TAKE ACTION ON THE LOCAL, STATE AND NATIONAL LEVEL
We can help on a local level by feeding the hungry and cooking food for everyone. We can also get sponsors such as grocery stores and food pantries.
WAYS OTHERS CAN TAKE ACTION ON THIS ISSUE
Some ways other people can take action on this issue is by donating money, food from your pantry that you don’t need, participating in activities and events in your community, or by volunteering. You can also help by spreading the word to your family and friends and by posting it on social media. Ways you could do this on your own is by going and giving people on the street a snack or meal so when we aren’t serving them, you can be helping them.
Canned fruits and vegetables
What we Learned
Brycen-I learned that one in five kids in school are hungry.
Chloe- I learned that 40,000 people in Waco are hungry.
Ellee- A lot more kids than I thought go home hungry on the weekend at my school.
Riley- I learned that there are hungry families in every city.
Kailyn- I learned that not everyone get as much food as me and we should be inspired to help others with food and other stuff.
Luke- I learned that some kids go home wondering when their next meal will be.
Esther- I learned a lot about how to be a good advocate in my community and how I can help with issues like poverty.
An app for QR code donations for a cause: https://www.samaritan.city/
How to help Hungry Children: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/helping-children-from-low-income-families-succeed-in-class/2014/10/31/f8b9828a-5ae6-11e4-8264-deed989ae9a2_story.html?noredirect=on