many Americans face. I know that I often
will go through the day so consumed with my own children that I forget what is
going on in my own little city. Hunger is one of those issues that you don’t necessarily think about.
children in our local elementary schools qualify for free or reduced price
breakfast and lunch. The thought that
there are kids in my own community struggling to get a healthy start
to their day is heart wrenching.
home without consistent access to adequate food?
hunger, as a third world problem. But,
it is everywhere, including America.
receive free or reduced price breakfast.
3 out of 5 K-8 public school teachers report regularly seeing students
coming to school hungry.
Why aren’t we doing more to make sure that these children are well
fed? How can we expect them to learn in
school if they are hungry? I know that
when I am hungry, I can’t concentrate on anything but my stomach, and I am sure
that these children are the same way.
on expanding breakfast programs, providing children with a healthy start to
shopping, you just need to look for the Hunger Is signs spread throughout
the stores identifying items that give back to this program.
purchasing! I was so excited to see some
of our favorites make the list – Goldfish crackers anyone? It seems to be the one food that my youngest
consists on currently…but that is another story.
Hunger Is tag throughout the store. A
purchase of these items will trigger at least a $.10 donation up to $1 million!
I think that if you are purchasing the
items anyways, the fact that they are giving back is awesome.
the register. Shoppers can add $1, $3,
$5, or another amount right to their grocery bill to give back.
go to Shaw’s to support this amazing cause.
insecurity in your neighborhood?
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Albertsons Companies & Hunger Is. The opinions and text are all mine.