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Thankful for the Hearts of our Youth

End 68 Hours Exeter: “It all started with a cardboard box with a handwritten sign hoping for a few items. It turned into much more….” Thank you to everyone that supported sweet Kate as she collected donations for two weeks and purchased additional items with cash donations. Two traits that children, parents, pretty much everyone...  Read More

White Mountains Treasures Honored By MWVCC

The prestigious White Mountains Treasure Award will be awarded to Mandy McDonald, family liaison for the Conway Elementary School and founder of the Conway chapter of End 68 Hours of Hunger, and Karen Dolan, Director of Snowsports at Cranmore Mountain Resort. This award was established as a way to thank and honor individuals and organizations...  Read More

Thank You Junior League of Tampa

We want to thank the wonderful women at The Junior League of Tampa for selecting End 68 Hours of Hunger as a recipient of their Enabling Fund grant. In the last 25 years alone, JLT has contributed over $4 million to make our community better and has helped other Tampa non-profits expand their reach by giving...  Read More

Let’s Help Replenish the Nashua Shelves!

In non-pandemic times we spend a few Saturdays each Fall standing in front of Market Basket asking for Food Drive donations. We love those days with our awesome volunteers, meeting kind & generous Market Basket customers. We usually receive around $4,000 in donated food on those days. We are really missing our Food Drives this...  Read More

A Sweet Gesture for Oyster River

Sweetened Memories Bakery is running a food drive through October 17th. Sweetened Memories is a certified and licensed homestead bakery business out of Durham, NH. The bakery creates cakes, cupcakes, whoopee pies and sugar cookies. Stop by with your donation of 3 items, enter to win their grand prize, and try their sweet treats!  Read More

Halloween Boo Bash & Food Drive event

Calling all Lake County, OH residents! We are excited to announce a fall fundraiser with over 50 vendors! Sunday, October 25th 10am-3pm City Hall, 5860 Andrews Rd. Mentor-On-The-Lake Chinese raffle with raffle baskets from each of our amazing vendors, booze wagon raffle, candy, and surprises for the little ones. A food truck will be available...  Read More

Imagining Chronic Hunger

This excerpt from a 2008 Globe and Mail article still rings true today.  “There is a myth that, after a few days of semi-starvation, hunger pains abate. It is not true. It appears that only under conditions of total starvation (no food but as much water as needed) the subjective experience of hunger pains disappear...  Read More

Local Artists Paint the Town

Another Amazing fundraiser for our program from two fabulous Maine artists! The 2021 “Paint the Town” calendar, was created by locals Joyce Folgert and Andree “Onnie” Benoist. This calendar features 12 months of beautiful art representing the Cornish area. End 68 Hours of Hunger-Sacopee Valley will receive 100% of the proceeds. You can get your...  Read More

Building Community One Mural at A Time

Have you have seen the two oft-photographed murals in downtown Durham, NH? Van Claus Designs and Main Street Makery-Durham are planning another one, this time with a twist! This community painting project will raise sorely needed funds for End 68 Hours of Hunger. Many in NH are facing increased food insecurities; our hope is that...  Read More
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