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Spring into Action for Hunger Action Month

Posted by Andrea B. Simao, 2023 Feds Feed Families National Chair in Food and Nutrition
Sep 07, 2023
Volunteers packing boxes at a food bank to help

The first of September marks the start of Hunger Action Month. More than 13 million households in the United States were uncertain or unable to acquire food at some time during 2021. Through the Feds Feed Families program, we are taking action against hunger by donating canned food, fresh fruits, and vegetables to food banks and pantries.

How will you help those who have difficulty accessing affordable nutritious food? Get involved – participate in Two Can Tuesday by dropping off or donating two cans of food to your local food bank.

Woman wearing orange donating canned goods at FedsWISH Walk 2022

Interested in being more involved? Join us for the Feds Walk In Support of Health and Hunger (Relief) – FedsWISH on September 28 in the National Capital Region. You can also host your own walk – visit the FFF Hub for FedsWISH guidance and ideas on how to make that happen.

Get started. Wear the color orange and raise awareness of hunger relief by encouraging colleagues, families, and friends to:

Man wearing orange taking a selfie of his participation in virtual FedsWISH Walk 2022 to raise hunger awareness
  • Donate fresh fruit such as oranges or vegetables such as carrots to your local food bank.
  • Participate in a local food bank volunteer program.
  • Join you on a lunch time walk, virtual meeting, or for a team picture.
  • Bring canned food to your football tailgate celebration. Be sure to include a collection box with your team colors and a thank you for making a difference in Hunger Action Month.

Share your activities with friends and family and post them to social media using the hashtags #FedsFeedFamilies and #HungerActionMonth.

Woman wearing orange participating in FedsWISH Walk 2022 in Washington D.C. to raise hunger awareness
Category/Topic: Food and Nutrition