Hunger is a reality in America, one that more children face every day. Food is their chance for a better tomorrow and a strong foundation for the future
•Children who are hungry may experience slower growth and inhibited brain development.
•Children who are hungry may suffer from more stomach aches, headaches, colds, ear infections, and fatigue.
•During the school year, about 20.5 million children depend on free or reduced-price school meals to help keep them from going hungry.
•Children who are hungry may not perform well academically
•Research indicates that even mild under-nutrition experienced by young children during critical periods of growth impacts their behavior, school performance, and cognitive development.
How you can help:
1. Go to Walmart and purchase specially marked Conagra foods
2. Enter the code on the Child Hunger Ends Here website
3. You have then helped to feed a child in America
Thank you for helping!
I was compensated for this post as part of a social shopper survey with #collectivebias. Although I am passionate about hunger in America and all these thoughts and opinions are all my own!