Thursday, November 12, 2009
Please Support Your Local Food Bank Today
The call from the Food Bank to our director of community affairs was heart-wrenching: "I'm calling you on my knees," the executive director said, "we are desperate. Please can you do a food drive for us?"
Our school responded immediately to the pressing need in our community with an all-school, one day food drive, which was very successful. In 24 hours, the school gathered and donated almost 2 tons of non-perishable food items to the food bank.
To my fellow food bloggers and readers, I ask you to consider what you can do today to help with hunger in your community. Make a donation. Write a story on your blog. Email your friends and family. Get your school or workplace to run a food drive. Ask for donations to the food bank instead of holiday gifts.
As Ben Franklin said, “The good an individual can do is insignificant compared to the collective good a group can do.”