It's Hunger Action Month
Saturday, August 27, 2011
Childhood Hunger is on the rise and September is Hunger Action Month. Support the Connecticut Food Bank by taking action and joining the fight against hunger.
Ways You Can Help
-Donate food at a food drive or local food program.
-Plan a food drive any time of year to benefit a local program.
-Shop during 2-for-1 sales and donate the second can/box of food to your local food pantry.
-Plant an extra row of produce in your garden and donate that bounty to a food bank.
-Donate unused prepared food from weddings & parties to a local soup kitchen or shelter.
-Donate money using cash, a check, or a credit card.
-Contribute money in memory or honor of friends & loved ones.
-Collect donations of funds or food for a charity instead of gifts for birthdays, weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, etc.
-Ask your company to match your donation to a food bank or charity.
-Transfer stocks or securities to a charity & gain a tax break.
-Plan a fundraiser for a local program – funds are essential to keep programs running.
-Include CFB or other food charity in your estate planning.
-Volunteer at Connecticut Food Bank.
-Volunteer your time and energy at a local soup kitchen, shelter or food bank.
-Volunteer at special events such as CFB’s Walk Against Hunger, Thanksgiving for All, or other area food drives.