Archive for August, 2011

August 30, 2011

Share the HAM

September is Hunger Action Month, or as we at iFindit like to say, it’s H.A.M.!

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Nationally, 1 in 6 people do not have enough to eat.  Right here in Chicago, 1 in 4 children are “food insecure” which means they do not know from where their next meal is coming.   According to the Greater Chicago Food Depository, which servers over 142,000 people per WEEK:

– 47 percent of households say they have to choose between paying for food and utilities

These next 30 days are dedicated to educating others about our neighbors who are hungry.  Feeding America put together a series of awesome videos with an all-star cast.  Start this September by sharing the following videos and giving someone a dish of H.A.M.:

Take Action!

Check out the following links to help share the HAM.

http://www.chicagosfoodbank.org/site/PageServer?pagename=hungeraction

http://hungeractionmonth.org/default.aspx

http://www.ilhunger.org/index.html

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