Poverty Is Not an Accident

Poverty Is Not an Accident
Nelson Mandela

Saturday, August 20, 2011

No Kid Hungry, huh?

So, I'm watching a film on Hulu, when this public service announcement comes on.

So, I went to the website. They're sponsored by agribusiness, INCLUDING WHOLE FOODS aka "Whole Paycheck!"

... and it gets better: not only are your tax dollars write-offs to this, and not only are you supposed to bake cookies to "end hunger," your STATE tax dollars will be used to BUY FOODS FROM THESE COMPANIES, to "end child hunger." Pretty sweet deal, huh?

We believe that no child in America should go hungry.
Help Us Make No Kid Hungry A Reality.

Jeff Bridges, National Spokesperson,
and Founder, End Hunger Network
Learn more about Jeff's work fighting hunger »

The No Kid Hungry Pledge

I believe that no child in America should go hungry. By pledging today, I add my voice to the national movement of people committed to ending childhood hunger in America by 2015.
I pledge to do more than I ever thought I could to help children gain access to the healthy food they need to grow and thrive.
I will help make the invisible hunger visible for my neighbors, my family, and our local, state, and national leaders.
By uniting my voice with thousands of others, I believe that we can make No Kid Hungry a reality.

Why a pledge?

Because it's going to take lots of us to solve childhood hunger. We need to create an army of supporters who are committed to stamping out hunger once and for all. By adding your name, you are joining a movement of people united to put an end to childhood hunger. And your signature is just the first step.
Once you've taken the Pledge, you'll become part of our No Kid Hungry community. We'll provide you with real, meaningful ways that you can make a difference in your area.

Why Now?

Our nation has the food and programs in place to end childhood hunger, but consider what we are up against: The stigmas and embarrassment that surround hunger, the challenges presented by access to healthy food, and the struggle to connect children with the resources they need to thrive.
For 25 years, Share Our Strength has been confronting hunger head-on to break down these barriers. Together, with your support, we can put an end to childhood hunger. Will you join us in the No Kid Hungry campaign?

And the policies of agribusiness have nothing, I suppose, to do with this problem? ok.

Our Partners

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