Hunger in America is at a record high, making increased social awareness and effective solutions essential. National Hunger Awareness Day on June 7 is a call to action to end widespread poverty and hunger by addressing these issues now. As you plan your coverage throughout the month, consider speaking with Bill Ayres, Executive Director and co-founder of WhyHunger, on any of the following:
- The Top 4 ways to combat Hunger in America
- Wall Street and large corporations are killing the small farm
- Sustainable agriculture supplying food for the entire world
- Busting the myth: There IS enough food to feed the world
- Four key strategies to bolster federal support for hunger relief
- The Summer Food Service Program designed to assist the 21 million children who no longer have access to free/reduced school lunch
- Sustainability in regional grassroots organizations to fight hunger and poverty: How and why you need to act now
- The Benefit Bank giving millions of people access to federal benefits programs and bringing billions of dollars into state economies
National Hunger Awareness Month is dedicated to increasing hunger awareness in communities across the U.S. through countless events ranging from food drives to interfaith ceremonies.
WhyHunger advocates for sustainable, grassroots solutions to hunger and poverty, working to improve quality of food, access to relief, and standard of living through education and localized initiatives.
Watch Bill Ayres on New York Nightly News-http://youtu.be/mbGVJW02ptA
For more about Ayres and WhyHunger – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=onEjPsJzCXshttp://shorefire.com/clients/why/
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