Hunger

Advocating for Change

What You Are Doing 2016 Hasbro Community Action Hero Paloma Rabana, who is legally blind, recognized a critical gap in services for visually impaired 6-13 year olds in Florida. She led two rallies at the Capitol, wrote an Op-Ed and lobbied the Florida legislature, including Governor Rick Scott. The Florida legislature approved the Children's Program for Florida's blind and visually impaired 6-13 year olds, providing $1.25 million with $500,000...Read more

Thoughts for a Peaceful Future

Too often in life, we focus on the things that are going wrong, or making us feel bad. But that doesn't have to be the case! In the wake of the recent events in Orlando, we challenge your community to remember and reflect on the fact that the world is full of kindness, love, and compassion by holding a brainstorm to reflect on what these concepts mean.Read more
generationOn Collective Thinking Project Guide

Collective Thinking

Too often in life, we focus on the things that are going wrong, or making us feel bad. But that doesn't have to be the case! Challenge your community to remember and reflect on the fact that the world is full of kindness, love, and compassion by holding a brainstorm to reflect on how they are making a difference in their school, community, or world, and they'll be able to see everyone else's responses!Read more

Bank on Our Help

Food banks need food as well a volunteers like you! Help out your local food bank.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 you do? Help raise awareness of this important issue! Click on the link to download these project instructions:Read more

Meals on Wheels

Volunteering for "Meals On Wheels" to deliver 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

January Harvest

There is often a post-holiday slump in food donations. Encourage families to pick up some extra non-perishable food items during their holiday shopping. Then kick-off the New Year with a food drive to collect those extras.Read more

Caring Cornucopias

Thanksgiving is a time of year for families to sit together and talk about the things that they are grateful for while enjoying a traditional Thanksgiving meal. There are many families who will not have the opportunity to celebrate this holiday, as they might like to, and some live in your own town. You can make a difference by assembling a Thanksgiving basket .Read more

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