Tuesday, January 27, 2009
Tuesday, January 13, 2009
January is a month of change, not only for the nation with inauguration of the 44th president, but for Operation Frontline DC as well. Becky Handforth is preparing to travel to
Share Our Strength has launched a brand new campaign to raise funds to help end childhood hunger. "Operation No Kid Hungry" responds to President-elect Obama's call to action to end childhood hunger by 2015.
Text "SHARE" to 20222 on your mobile device to donate $5. AT&T will match all text donations up to $100,000. Help us meet this challenge grant! Find out more here.
2.Hold a food drive:
Beginning January 19th, a national day of community service, help feed those in need by holding your own community food drive. Contact Molly McGlinchy (firstname.lastname@example.org) at the Capital Area Food Bank to organize a food drive. Additional information can be found here about the Capital Area Food Bank’s most wanted food items.
3. Donate food:
Serve DC, with the Mayor’s office, is hosting a city-wide food drive from Saturday, January 17 through Monday, January 19 that benefits the Capital Area Food Bank. Donors may drop off non-perishable food to any fire station in the District on those days from 10a – 2p.
For more information about "Operation No Kid Hungry" and how you can help end childhood hunger, visit Share Our Strength's website: http://strength.org.