Campaign Against Summer Hunger

 

 

Hunger doesn’t take a summer vacation

 

Emily and Mia do everything together

Smiles mask it. Laughter muffles it. But the hunger is still there. You can’t tell by looking at a child that he or she is hungry. By nature, children are happy and seemingly carefree. But just because you can’t hear the growl doesn’t mean it isn’t there.

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School Ends, Hunger Begins

 

Meet Emily and Mia
At school, Emily and Mia are inseparable and eat lunch together every day. But when school ends, hunger begins for one of them. Follow Emily and Mia as their story of friendship and hunger unfolds.

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The Campaign Against Summer Hunger dollar-to-dollar match begins April 1 and ends on May 15, 2017. The Campaign raises food and funds to feed children and their families all summer long in Sarasota and DeSoto Counties.

When school ends, hunger begins for those students who get meals at school, their younger siblings, and for other kids who simply aren’t on the radar of the agencies that gather data. Each year, thousands of children spend the summer without knowing where or when they will eat again. Very conservative estimates place the number of school children in our community who face daily hunger at 21,000. When we factor in the ‘invisible children’ – the younger siblings of those school children and others who aren’t included in official counts – the number of hungry kids is closer to 40,000.

Learn more about summer hunger in our community. 


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