Voice of the Restaurant Industry
Although Thanksgiving has come and gone, our thankfulness remains. We at Share Our Strength are dedicating today, and the subsequent weeks, to say thank you to all of you who make our work possible.
2012 was a year of extraordinary progress and impact for the No Kid Hungry Campaign. We reached record numbers of children with after school snacks, summertime meals, and breakfasts to start the school day. We changed thousands of lives by teaching families to shop for and cook healthy…Continue
Over the past weeks, Share Our Strength has been connecting our partner organizations on the ground in New York and New Jersey to needed resources. Our partners at City Harvest, the Food Bank for NYC (both in New York City), and Community FoodBank of New Jersey are working around the clock to get needed meals and food assistance to thousands of families in the affected areas. Additionally, Share Our Strength has made emergency grants to each of these three critical relief organizations and…Continue
Thanks to everyone who supported Share Our Strength’s Dine Out For No Kid Hungry this September, we’re going to beat our fundraising goal of $5 million, and that means many more kids will get the food they need to learn, grow and be healthy.
A year ago that goal seemed impossibly high to some—it was double what we’d achieved in 2011, and the restaurant industry was predicting modest growth in a slowly…Continue
In the last couple of weeks, you have likely seen at least one reference to #NoKidHungry. Between Go Orange Day, avatars bearing the distinctive orange Twibbons, our SNAP protection advocacy work, and our general No Kid Hungry September outreach, we've been able to use the power of social media to help bring awareness to the issue of childhood hunger in America.
To really band the restaurant industry and other anti-hunger advocates together, we also continued our tradition of…Continue