Childhood Hunger Affects Education

When children are hungry they have trouble concentrating in school. Share Our Strength recently released its' 2012 survey of America’s public school teachers (K-8) reporting on their experiences with hunger in the classroom.  The results are astounding: A majority of teachers say “most” or “a lot” of their students rely on school meals as their primary source of nutrition. More than 75% of teachers say that the U.S. should make childhood hunger a “top” or “high” priority A majority of teachers say they have kids in their classes who regularly come to school hungry. 80% of those who see … [Read more...]

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Third National Food Bloggers Bake Sale

The Food Bloggers Bake Sale will be held in areas near you on April 28. Join Bloggers without Borders to help raise money through yummy desserts for hungry children in the USA. Your talent with food and your willingness to volunteer can make a difference. Last year, the Bake Sale raised $25,000. Their goal this year is to double that number to $50,000. Let's show what bloggers can do! The Partners of the Bake Sale Bloggers without Borders are partnering with Share Our Strength's Great American Bake Sale & Gaby Dalkin on this year's Food Blogger Bake Sale. The statistics about … [Read more...]

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Share Something Sweet with Ferraro Chocolate

If you love chocolate I know that you've heard of Ferraro Chocolate. For the second year, Ferraro has partnered with Share Our Strength, a hunger relief program whose mission is to make sure that no child in America goes hungry. This year Ferraro has donated $150,000 to assist Share Our Strength. You can help raise even more money for this worthy cause. It's easy and fun too. Visit Send Something Sweet, create and send a Ferraro Sweet Message e-card. For every card sent Ferraro will donate $1 (up to $10,000). Another way to help raise more funds for this group is to join Ferraro's … [Read more...]

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