Hunger Action Month
What is Hunger Action Month?
Hunger Action Month is an opportunity for community members, businesses, civic organizations, elected officials, and congregations to get involved and take action in their local communities to help end hunger. What can you do? Whether it’s by advocating and raising awareness, making donations, or volunteering, you can find a way that’s right for you. Step up to the "plate" this September!
Other Ways to Take Action:
ADVOCATE for those who struggle to put food on their table.
DONATE Every dollar makes a difference! Each dollar donated allows the Casa de Peregrinos to provide five meals.
ORGANIZE a food drive for Casa de Peregrinos.
VOLUNTEER at the Casa de Peregrinos on Monday, Wednesday or Friday between 8:30am-5:00pm.
EXPERIENCE the SNAP challenge and discover what it is like to live on $4.50 a day through Souther Tier Food Bank.
SHARE YOUR STORY about volunteering for Casa de Peregrinos, helping the hungry or experiencing hunger yourself.
SNAP Challenge resources:
Click here to download the Taking the SNAP Challenge Fact Sheet.
A great SNAP Challenge resource is Good and Cheap is a collection of recipes for people with limited incomes, particularly those on a $4/day food stamp budget. Also check out Budget Bytes, a web log of good food cooked with little cash.