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Dracut End 68 Hours of Hunger Summer Fundraisers

First and foremost, we would like to acknowledge Christ Church United, 10 Arlington Street, Dracut, MA for a recent $1000.00 donation! This church has been one of our BIGGEST supporters, they also provide brand new backpacks filled with school supplies every fall!  Dracut End 68 is also running these 2 fund raisers: We are raffling off a SUMMER FUN/BBQ...  Read More

End 68 Hours of Hunger Filling In the Gaps

Jenny Ahlquist, counselor at Peterborough Elementary School, reports that she’s really careful to be discreet about getting the food from End 68 Hours of Hunger to the kids at her school. She goes around when the kids are at recess and puts the bags of food into the individual students’ back-packs, so no one has...  Read More

Why does America have so many hungry kids?

This eye opening article featured on CNN’s website highlights the problem of food-insecure households across the United States and how we can foster stronger communities through volunteerism. Why does America have so many hungry kids? In a one-hour, prime-time CNN special, “Champions for Change” introduces us to leaders and volunteers behind inspiring organizations airing Saturday, June 17,...  Read More

The Power of One!

Instead of Final Exams at Oyster River High School in New Hampshire, ninth graders were able to participate in The Power of One program, an opportunity to organize a variety of charitable efforts. One student, Ty Mountain, chose End 68 Hours of Hunger-Oyster River for his project. Ty organized a food drive and collected over...  Read More

Combatting Food Insecurity Across the Region’s Schools

By ASHLEY SAARI Monadnock Ledger-Transcript Tuesday, May 16, 2017 It looks much like you would expect a food pantry to look – shelves stocked with simple staples, and lots of them. But instead of being in a church basement, or any of the other usual spots for such a service, it’s located in a storage space...  Read More

Successful Food Drive Raises $78,000!

Ken Kruger, one of the organizers from Hope Worldwide sends his heartfelt thanks, an inspiring story and encouraging words regarding this years successful Walmart food drive. “Thank you for another successful set of food drives serving our New Hampshire communities.  We raised over $12,880 in food and cash donations at Epping Walmart!  Collectively since 2014, we...  Read More

Tampa Chapter To Receive Product Grant

Tampa’s Chapter of End 68 Hours of Hunger were recently notified that they will be receiving a 4imprint promotional products grant! They will be using grant funds to buy drawstring bags to help the kids get food home for the weekends! Thanks for supporting our charity, 4imprint!!  Read More

One In Every Five Children Go Hungry in U.S.

Check out this YouTube video US: ‘One in every five children going hungry.’ Claire Bloom of End 68 Hours of Hunger told Al Jazeera broadcasting : “We know there are 16 million hungry children in America, one in every five. Feeding 3,000 is a big number to us, but in the whole scheme of things, it’s...  Read More

Want Kids to Learn Well? Feed Them Well

What can we expect our kids to learn if they’re hungry or eating diets full of sugar and empty of nutrients? Former White House Chef and food policymaker Sam Kass discusses the role schools can play in nourishing students’ bodies in addition to their minds. Check out this amazing TED talk: Want Kids to Learn...  Read More
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