If you are hungry, you’re not alone. In the United States 1 in 6 Americans face hunger every day. More than 50 million Americans suffer from hunger and 1 out of 5 is a child (feedingamerica.org).
So that is why Crew 91 volunteered last weekend to serve at a fundraiser to fight child hunger. The Chillicothe First United Methodist Church, which happens to be our organizational sponsor, has a Weekend Snacpack program. Members of the church recognized there were children in the IVC School District who were hungry. They pulled their resources and are now serving 157 children.
The Chillicothe Weekend Snackpack program has a goal to feed every hungry child in the school district each weekend. What an amazing goal and how incredible . We were more than happy to serve a delicious pork chop meal, bus tables, serve drinks and clean up to support this much needed program.
What can you do to be involved? Start by becoming informed. Take the Hunger Knowledge test sponsored by Feeding America. Check out the Chillicothe Weekend Snacpack program sponsored by the Chillicothe First United Methodist Church. Volunteer at a local soup kitchen or food pantry. There are hundreds of ways to get involved.
You don’t have to take on the 16.7 million hungry children of the United States (feedingamerica.org). Start in your backyard. You might be surprised by what you find.