Hunger

Documentary Film Screening

Many do not understand the harsh realities of hunger, homelessness, and poverty in the US. Often, people make donations to relief organizations without knowing the real causes and effects of the issue at hand. It is sometimes easy to think about hunger, homelessness, and poverty on a large scale, without learning about the individual stories of struggle and perseverance in our nation. This year, host a screening of a documentary or film that...Read more

Rally Around a Cause

Did you know... A rally is a great way to bring a large number of people together to learn more about the importance of certain issues in our communities. You might choose to hold a rally about anti-violence, equal rights, the environment, or animal welfare, for example. The community, politicians, and businesses will be sent a clear message about the importance of the topic you choose. Project: Excite and educate your community about an issue...Read more

Breakfast Boxes for Families!

Hunger is something some kids think about every day of their lives. Kids need breakfast 7 days a week, not just on school days. With your help kids will have breakfast every day. You can make a difference! Project: Collect healthy breakfast foods so kids can start every day with a healthy meal! Here's what you need: Clean grocery bags or shopping bags Stuff for making flyers- markers, paper, tape or stapler A place where your collected food can...Read more

Hit Hunger!

Did you know that more than 1 in 5 kids in the United States don't know where their next meal is coming from? What can you do? Fight hunger while having fun with your friends! Organize a dodgeball game to raise money for a food bank or soup kitchen. Click here to download project instructions.Read more

March For Hunger

Did you know that about 50 million Americans (or 1 in 7 people, including 17 million children) are living in households that struggle with food insecurity. What can your Club do? Help raise awareness of this important issue! Project Profile: Participants: 5+ Adult Participants: 1-2 Budget: $0-$20 Planning Time: 1-5 hours Project Duration: 12 hours Permission: From public event space manager Disclaimer for youth under 13: I promise to get my...Read more

Compete Against Hunger

Did you know that more than 1 in 5 kids in the U.S. don't know where their next meal will come from? What can your Club do? Divide Club members into teams and compete to collect the most food. Project Profile: Participants: 4+ Budget: $0-$20 Planning Time: 1-3 hours Project Duration: 1-5 days Click here to download these project instructions.Read more

Tolerance Condensed

Show tolerance and fight hunger in one condensed project! Did you know that the United States is one of the most religiously diverse countries in the world? Did you also know that 1 in 6 people in the United States are hungry? That means there are 36.3 million religiously diverse, hungry people in the United States. If you've travelled internationally you might have noticed that the thing you missed the most about home was the food. Food is an...Read more

Meals on Wheels

Volunteering for "Meals On Wheels" to deliver healthy prepared dinners to homebound seniors is a great opportunity for you to connect with seniors in your community. You can volunteer to deliver the meals and make hand-decorated placemats and greeting cards to be delivered with the meal. Another idea is to make a Toiletry Gift Bag to add to their meal tray.Read more

Bank on Our Help

Food banks need food, but they also need people power to get food into the hands of those who need it. You can lend a helping hand, while learning about the hunger needs in your community.Read more

Spread the Bread

Honor the spirit of giving that followed 9/11, and "bake a difference." Help provide basic food and messages of hope to those who are in need or an EMT worker, firefighter, or police officer.Read more

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