Thursday, March 7, 2013

No Kid Should Go Hungry

Nearly 1 in 5 children in America struggle with hunger. 

Children shouldn't have to worry about hunger. We have all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. What happens when children don't have breakfast before school? When children don't get enough food they are sick more which leads to missing school more. They also less likely to finish school which leads to making it more likely that they won't be able to provide food for their own family. It's a vicious cycle. But what if they got breakfast?

Here is a short video to give you a picture of the needs and how we can fix them. We need to work together and really see what the children need and how to best help them.

Take a look below to get a picture of what happens when a child is provided breakfast at school:


What if each of us, either as individuals or as a family unit, took time to make sure one child gets enough food, even just breakfast. Think of the difference in not just their life but their future children's lives.

So what can you do to help with this issue? 
Here is a list to what No Kid Hungry suggests.

Learn about your area and how many children go hungry. You might be surprised at how many children are going hungry in your own backyard. Take time to learn today. 

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