I participated in the Unilever brightFuture #ShareAMeal blog program as a member of One2One Network. I received compensation but all opinions are my own.
Did you know that right now, in America there are 16 million children who have to deal with hunger on a regular basis. Something has to be done. In fact, one in 5 children doesn’t know where there next meal is coming from! There are no boundaries to this epidemic – it can be found anywhere.
I see this everyday. I work in a school district where the free and reduced level is approximately 78%. We feed the children breakfast, lunch and supper during the school year; breakfast and lunch all summer; and sometimes programs to send food home for the weekend. How these children would ever succeed without these programs is beyond me. I can’t imagine how horrible it would be to not be able to feed my children. It would break my heart – and they would suffer as human beings.
BUT WHAT CAN BE DONE?!…
Unilever has this awesome Project Sunlight Campaign to help raise awareness for this issue. The goal is to help rally people everywhere to “Share A Meal to Help Turn the Tables on Child Hunger in America.”
Now this is how you can easily make a difference…
When you engage with the hashtag #ShareAMeal…whether it’s a simple like or retweet, or a photo of an empty plate on Instagram or Twitter tagging #ShareAMeal, Unilever will donate a meal to Feeding America.
Additionally, when you buy a participating Unilever product like Dove or Hellmann’s in-store with their coupon delivered in the Sunday paper on November 15, or on Amazon Prime Pantry, Unilever will donate one meal to Feeding America.
Through their partnership with Feeding America, Unilever has been able to provide more than 30 million meals to those in need in just the last five years.*
Visit brightfuture.unilever.us to learn more about how you can take action to end childhood hunger in different ways like:
- Sharing a meal at your home, on your block or in your community.
- Giving back to your community by supporting Feeding America or your local food bank.