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Hunger's Hope | Speak Out Against Hunger This September

Friday, September 21, 2012 9:30 AM

September 2012 Donate Now | Tell A Friend | Your Local Food Bank
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Do You "Like" Your Local Food Bank? Send a Virtual Postcard to Congress Speak Out Against Hunger Hunger Facts Donate Miles Through United Airlines One Easy Thing to Fight Hunger
  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.

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Hunger Action Month
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™
Rachael Ray- Speak Out Against HungerBe 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.

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Hunger Facts
1 in 6 Americans live in a household that is at risk of hunger The 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.

Map the Meal Gap »
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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.
One Easy Thing To Fight Hunger
Hungry Kate the girl with a belly ache 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.

Watch and share the Hungry Kate video »
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Dan Michel - Feeding America, Digital Marketing Manager 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.
  - Patrick
Child hunger affects what aspect of a child's development?
Button Image   Physical Development
Button Image   Mental Development
Button Image   Emotional Well-Being
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Go Orange For Hunger
Check out our facebook photo album of People going ORANGE to show their support of Hunger Action Month.
Go Orange For Hunger 
Take your own picture showing how you are going orange for hunger and share it with us on Facebook this September!
Feeding America is the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity. Our mission is to feed America's hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage our country in the fight to end hunger. Feeding America is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit recognized by the IRS.
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