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Hunger Action Month, recognized by Feeding America and food banks across the country every September, is the perfect time to renew your commitment to fighting hunger (or make a new one!). The goal of this month-long campaign is to raise awareness of hunger in our country and promote ways for individuals everywhere to get involved in the effort to fight it.
This September, we invite you to learn more about the issue of hunger in our community, as well as share your support for and get more involved with the Food Bank’s mission. Check out our suggestions below for how you can take action and make a real difference to help your neighbors.
Take action NOW and tell your members of Congress to fully fund The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP). This long-standing federal program is the cornerstone of the nutritious food supply for the country's network of food banks through the USDA.
Don’t forget to GO ORANGE for Hunger Action Day on Friday, September 23rd! Snap a pic and share your support on social media using the #HungerActionMonth & #WeFeedCLE hashtags!
We also invite you to join the Food Bank’s Advocacy Network. You’ll get alerts when we need you to raise your voice and help us reach out to legislators about the importance of hunger-relief programs.
Become a monthly donor to help fight hunger every month, all year long - any amount makes a difference! Monthly giving is the best way to make an ongoing impact, and help ensure everyone in our communities has the nutritious food they need every day.
Not ready to take that step right now, or are you already a monthly donor? Consider making a special one-time donation in honor of Hunger Action Month instead. Every dollar you give helps provide up to $9 worth of food to Northeast Ohioans facing hunger.
Roll up your sleeves and sign up for a volunteer shift with the Food Bank! From sorting and repacking donated food, preparing meals in the kitchen, supporting food distributions, and more, there are a variety of opportunities for you – as well as your friends and family – to choose from.
Support the Food Bank by supporting one of our community partners. Check out our Cause-Related Marketing page for current campaigns.
Tell us why fighting hunger is important to you. Take our Supporter Survey!
Can you make the kinds of tough choices our neighbors face every month and stretch your budget enough to make ends meet? Take our Tough Choices Quiz to find out by putting yourself in the shoes of a low-income family.
Facebook Fundraisers are a great way to put the FUN in fundraising and bring people together to make a difference for our neighbors struggling with hunger. Start a Facebook Fundraiser to support the Food Bank today!