Thank You, Interns

Sammy Ford Hunger Heroes, Interns

Feeding Children Everywhere has over 50 interns come through its doors every semester. They work in every department of our organization and have dedicated thousands of hours toward fighting for a hunger-free world. No matter what day of the week you walk into the office, you’re bound to find interns hard at work. If not, then they’re out helping us …

Putting the Fun in Fundraising

Shannon Tokumaru FCE, Hunger Heroes, Interns

School can be hard and so can fundraising. An FCE intern, Katie Brough, found a creative solution for helping students de-stress while raising money for a good cause. Katie recently hosted an event for her college community called Trash-A-Truck, where participants make donations to smash an old vehicle. For the event to be successful, she had to find a venue …

Happy Thanksgiving, Hunger Heroes

Brooke Jones FCE, Fed 40, Hunger Heroes

With full schedules and hectic lives, it’s easy to get caught up in mundane, everyday tasks. Thanksgiving is a time to join with loved ones and reflect on the things we’re grateful for. A typical Thanksgiving tradition is to go around the table sharing what you’re thankful for. At Feeding Children Everywhere, we have so much to be thankful for …

Corporate Volunteering: Club Assist Talks About the “Ripple Effect” of Social Responsibility

Alisa Reynolds Corporate Social Responsibility, Hunger Heroes

Something that starts as a team building exercise, or work-related community involvement, could result in a life changing experience … not only for you but for the recipient on the other side. Just ask the team at Club Assist. The Orlando office of Club Assist enlisted the help of Feeding Children Everywhere (FCE) to get their ball rolling for their …
Corporate Social Responsiblity

Former Shark Tank Contestants Are Biting Back at Hunger Again

Brianna Myers College Hunks Hauling Junk, Corporate Social Responsibility, Hunger Heroes

When it comes to fighting hunger, this moving franchise is in it for the long haul. To celebrate the grand opening of its Tampa-based world headquarters, College H.U.N.K.S. Hauling Junk & Moving (CHHJM) is packing 25,000 meals for hungry children and families in the greater Tampa area. It was back in 2009 when co-founders Omar Soliman and Nick Friedman appeared …

7 Things You May Not Know About NBA Star and Hunger Hero Tobias Harris

Alisa Reynolds FCE, Hunger Heroes, NBA, Sports

Last year, Hunger Hero and Detroit Pistons forward Tobias Harris donated $10,000 to Feeding Children Everywhere when he received the NBA Cares Community Assist Award. This generous act sparked our curiosity. We set out to learn more about Harris … and were lucky enough to speak with his father, Torrel Harris Sr.! When asked about his son providing for hungry …

“Do Good Date Night” Fills Hearts And Stomachs

Lesley Crews Hunger Heroes, News

When you think about a date night, what typically comes to mind is an overpriced candle-lit dinner or inhaling too much popcorn at the movie theater with your significant other. But what if you and your partner could have a date night where you both get to have a fun experience, make a positive impact in your community, and even …

100,000 Meals Arrive in Africa Thanks to Plea from Nigerian Princess

Lesley Crews Africa, Corporate Social Responsibility, Hunger Heroes, Impact, News

When Princess Modupe Ozolua of Nigeria emailed our CEO this fall, pleading for healthy meals for survivors of terrorism, the reply was obvious! Now, those meals have arrived and are being distributed along with medication and supplements to “internally displaced persons” (IDPs) in Maiduguri, Borno State. IDPs are people who have been displaced due to terrorism. The violence in the …

Food Banks Are Raving About the Million Meals Packed by Chick-fil-A Volunteers With Feeding Children Everywhere

Allie Bruckner Chick-fil-A, Corporate Social Responsibility, FCE, Hunger Heroes

Food banks that received meals from the hour-long meal packing extravaganza in Dallas last month are reporting that the meals are flying off the shelves. Chick-fil-A partnered with Feeding Children Everywhere (FCE) to host a huge Hunger Project, during which more than 5,000 volunteers packed a total of 1,073,528 meals for hungry families in just one hour. The meals have …