Saturday, August 31, 2013
Share Our Strength, an organization that fights hunger (particularly childhood hunger) in the US, is "going orange" to draw attention to this huge problem. They've partnered with Food Network and Cooking Channel to raise awareness and funds to combat hunger in this country.
This hits home for me. I was a hungry kid, and I take it VERY personally when a child goes hungry. Children who are malnourished can't attain their full potential, and they're not the only ones who lose out. Our entire society loses out on the gifts these children aren't able to develop. Feed kids appropriately, and the country and the world gain from their intelligence and creativity.
I donate to Share Our Strength, and I'm making my Irish page orange for the month of September (orange is also a traditionally Irish color). If you're interested in helping, here's a link:
Green will return in October, but this has my full support.